how to pronounce decimal


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the above transcription of decimal 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.

decimal is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… library gets one Dewey Decimal or …”

meaning of decimal

Decimal is a number system that uses a base of 10.

decimal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word decimal occurs in english on average 0.7 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 decimal 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 decimal can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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