how to pronounce distinct


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the above transcription of distinct 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.

distinct is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… separate themselves is distinct and so …”

meanings of distinct


  1. Capable of being perceived very clearly.
  2. Marked; variegated.
  3. Noticeably different from others; distinctive.
  4. Separate in place; not conjunct or united; with from.
  5. Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified.
  6. Different from one another (with the preferable adposition being "from").

distinct frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word distinct occurs in english on average 16.8 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 distinct 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 distinct can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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