how to pronounce civilian


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the above transcription of civilian 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.

civilian is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… for separating the civilian side of …”

meaning of civilian

A civilian is a person who is not a member of the military.

civilian frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word civilian occurs in english on average 6.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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