how to pronounce chaos


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chaos is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… freak out in the chaos take one decision …”

meanings of chaos


  1. A vast chasm or abyss.
  2. Any state of disorder; a confused or amorphous mixture or conglomeration.
  3. A given medium; a space in which something exists or lives; an environment.
  4. A behaviour of iterative non-linear systems in which arbitrarily small variations in initial conditions become magnified over time.
  5. Initialism of congenital high airway obstruction syndrome.
  6. One of the two metaphysical forces of the world in some fantasy settings, as opposed to law.
  7. Initialism of can't have anyone over syndrome.
  8. The unordered state of matter in classical accounts of cosmogony.

chaos frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word chaos occurs in english on average 22.5 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 chaos 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 chaos can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to chaos


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