how to pronounce eccentricity


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the above transcription of eccentricity 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.

eccentricity is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… very nature of genius is eccentricity to …”

meanings of eccentricity


  1. The ratio, constant for any particular conic section, of the distance of a point from the focus to its distance from the directrix.
  2. The eccentricity of the conic section (usually an ellipse) defined by the orbit of a given object around a reference object (such as that of a planet around the sun).
  3. The quality of being eccentric or odd; any eccentric behaviour.

eccentricity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word eccentricity occurs in english on average 0.6 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 eccentricity 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 eccentricity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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