how to pronounce descendant


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the above transcription of descendant 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.

descendant is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… museum in the 1950s by a descendant of …”

meaning of descendant

A descendant is a person who is descended from a particular person or group of people.

descendant frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word descendant occurs in english on average 1.5 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 descendant 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 descendant can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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