how to pronounce deterioration


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deterioration is pronounced in six syllables

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

“… acceleration deterioration of those …”

meanings of deterioration


  1. The process of making or growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.

deterioration frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word deterioration occurs in english on average 1.4 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 deterioration 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 deterioration can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to deterioration


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