how to pronounce convention


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the above transcription of convention 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.

convention is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of convention pronunciation

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

“… talk I looked at that convention and I …”

meaning of convention

Convention is a meeting or gathering of people for a specific purpose.

convention frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word convention occurs in english on average 19.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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