how to pronounce deficiency


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the above transcription of deficiency 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.

deficiency is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… plot than a government deficiency kind …”

meaning of deficiency

Deficiency means a lack of something.

deficiency frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word deficiency occurs in english on average 1.9 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 deficiency 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 deficiency can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

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