how to pronounce detect


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detect is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and it has dirt detect so it has dirt …”

meaning of detect

Detect means to find out the presence of something that is not visible or not known.

detect frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word detect occurs in english on average 5.2 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 detect 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 detect can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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