how to pronounce description


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the above transcription of description 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.

description is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of description pronunciation

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

“… gave you the job description for it is …”

meaning of description

Description is the act of describing something.

description frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word description occurs in english on average 33.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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