how to pronounce deflection


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deflection is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… um complete deflection of ransomware …”

meanings of deflection


  1. The act of deflecting or something deflected.
  2. The deviation of a needle or other indicator from its previous position.

deflection frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word deflection occurs in english on average 0.6 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 deflection 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 deflection can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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