how to pronounce circa


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the above transcription of circa 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.

circa is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… impersonation of micro circa late 90s …”

meanings of circa


  1. Approximately, about, around.

circa frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word circa occurs in english on average 4.3 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 circa 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 circa can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to circa


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