how to pronounce distraction


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The above transcription of distraction 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.

distraction is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… all times training and distraction is a …”

meanings of distraction


  1. Perturbation; disorder; disturbance; confusion.
  2. Something that distracts.
  3. The process of being distracted.
  4. Traction so exerted as to separate surfaces normally opposed.
  5. Mental disorder; a deranged state of mind; insanity.

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