how to pronounce delineation


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delineation is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… some delineation between a crime that's …”

meanings of delineation


  1. A graphic verbal description.
  2. The act of delineating; depiction.
  3. An image of the outline of an object.

delineation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word delineation 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 delineation 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 delineation 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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