how to pronounce deletion


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the above transcription of deletion 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.

deletion is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… morbid addition or deletion yes good …”

meanings of deletion


  1. The act of deleting.
  2. A mutation in which a gene, or other section of DNA, is removed from a chromosome.
  3. An item that has been or will be deleted.

deletion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word deletion occurs in english on average 0.2 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 deletion 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 deletion can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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