how to pronounce decode


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decode is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… meaning that to decode a message you …”

meanings of decode


  1. To figure out something difficult to interpret.
  2. To convert from an encrypted form to plain text.


  1. Output from a program or device used to interpret communication protocols.
  2. A product of decoding.

decode frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word decode occurs in english on average 0.9 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 decode 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 decode can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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