how to pronounce delete


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the above transcription of delete 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.

delete is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… weekend I'll delete Greenwood I don't …”

meanings of delete


  1. A remainder of a music or video release.
  2. A deletion.
  3. A key that may be pressed to delete something (such as text or files) from a computer.
  4. Alternative letter-case form of Delete.


  1. To defeat or dominate.
  2. To remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer or other device.

delete frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word delete occurs in english on average 7.4 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 delete 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 delete can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to delete


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