how to pronounce continuous


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the above transcription of continuous 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.

continuous is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… if they are continuous variables if …”

meanings of continuous


  1. Such that, for every x in the domain, for each small open interval D about f(x), there's an interval containing x whose image is in D.
  2. Without intervening space; continued.
  3. Expressing an ongoing action or state.
  4. Not deviating or varying from uniformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.
  5. Such that each open set in the target space has an open preimage (in the domain space, with respect to the given function).
  6. Without stopping; without a break, cessation, or interruption.

continuous frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word continuous occurs in english on average 9.1 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 continuous 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 continuous can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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