how to pronounce echolocation


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the above transcription of echolocation 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.

echolocation is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… it's kind of like echolocation you ping …”

meanings of echolocation


  1. The use of echoes to detect objects as observed in bats and other natural creatures. Also known as biosonar.

echolocation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word echolocation occurs in english on average 0 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 echolocation 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 echolocation can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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