how to pronounce contradiction


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the above transcription of contradiction 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.

contradiction is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… that's not a contradiction it's an …”

meaning of contradiction

Contradiction means a statement that is in direct opposition to another statement.

contradiction frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word contradiction occurs in english on average 3.8 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 contradiction 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 contradiction can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to contradiction


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