how to pronounce diminution

/ˌdɪməˈnuʃən/

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the above transcription of diminution 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.

diminution frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word diminution occurs in english on average 0.2 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.

diminution is pronounced in four syllables

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dɪmənuʃən

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

“… a master class in diminution it had felt …”

meanings of diminution

noun:

  1. A lessening, decrease or reduction.
  2. A compositional technique where the composer shortens the melody by shortening its note values.
  3. The act or process of making diminutive.

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