how to pronounce deceleration


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the above transcription of deceleration 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.

deceleration frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word deceleration occurs in english on average 0.5 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.

deceleration is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… and suffer a very high deceleration when …”

meanings of deceleration


  1. The amount by which a speed or velocity decreases (and so a scalar quantity or a vector quantity).
  2. The act or process of decelerating.

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