how to pronounce distortion


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the above transcription of distortion 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.

distortion is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… it is a willful and evil distortion to …”

meaning of distortion

Distortion means to change the shape or size of something.

distortion frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word distortion occurs in english on average 2.9 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 distortion 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 distortion can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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