how to pronounce circumspection


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the above transcription of circumspection 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.

circumspection is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… of circumspection and distrust so there …”

meanings of circumspection


  1. Attention to all the facts and circumstances of a case; consideration of all that is pertinent.
  2. Caution, watchfulness, or vigilance fueled by such awareness.

circumspection frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word circumspection occurs in english on average 0.1 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 circumspection 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 circumspection can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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