how to pronounce calculator


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the above transcription of calculator is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

calculator is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of calculator in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of calculator


  1. A person who performs mathematical calculation.
  2. A mechanical or electronic device that performs mathematical calculations.
  3. A person who calculates (in the sense of scheming).
  4. A set of mathematical tables.

calculator frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word calculator occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics calculator can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that calculator can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to calculator


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