how to pronounce confidence


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the above transcription of confidence 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.

confidence is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… died his son lost the confidence of the …”

meaning of confidence

Confidence means the state of being sure of oneself and one's abilities.

confidence frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word confidence occurs in english on average 38.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to confidence


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