how to pronounce convergence


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convergence is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… information about convergence so you …”

meanings of convergence


  1. A meeting place.
  2. The intersection of three electron beams for red, green and blue onto a single pixel in a CRT.
  3. The process of approaching some limiting value.
  4. The merging of distinct technologies, industries, or devices into a unified whole.
  5. The act of moving toward union or uniformity.
  6. The evolution of similar structures or traits in unrelated species in similar environments; convergent evolution.
  7. The hypothesis that poorer economies' per capita incomes tend to grow faster than richer economies.
  8. The coordinated focusing of the eyes, especially at short range.

convergence frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word convergence occurs in english on average 1.3 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 convergence 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 convergence can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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