how to pronounce department


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the above transcription of department 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.

department is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the frozen foods department of grocery …”

meaning of department

Department is a group of people who are part of a larger organization and work together in a particular area.

department frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word department occurs in english on average 73.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with department


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