how to pronounce contemplate


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contemplate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… thing to contemplate and i think …”

meaning of contemplate

To contemplate means to think about something deeply and carefully.

contemplate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word contemplate occurs in english on average 5.3 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 contemplate 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 contemplate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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