how to pronounce category


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category is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… it's a much broader category than that …”

meaning of category

Category is a group of things that share a common attribute.

category frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word category occurs in english on average 29.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics category 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 category can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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