how to pronounce commotion


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the above transcription of commotion 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.

commotion is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… that's caused a lot of commotion i am …”

meanings of commotion


  1. A state of turbulent motion.
  2. Sexual excitement.
  3. An agitated disturbance or a hubbub.

commotion frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word commotion occurs in english on average 2.1 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 commotion 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 commotion can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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