how to pronounce discontinuity


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discontinuity is pronounced in six syllables

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

“… editing discontinuity editing and it fit …”

meanings of discontinuity


  1. A subterranean interface at which seismic velocities change.
  2. A lack of continuity, regularity or sequence; a break or gap.
  3. A point in the range of a function at which it is undefined or discontinuous.

discontinuity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word discontinuity 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with discontinuity


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