how to pronounce deficit


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the above transcription of deficit 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.

deficit is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… economy was slow deficit spend and when …”

meaning of deficit

Deficit means a deficiency or lack of something.

deficit frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word deficit occurs in english on average 8.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics deficit 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 deficit can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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