how to pronounce elocution


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the above transcription of elocution 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.

elocution is pronounced in four syllables

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

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meanings of elocution


  1. The art of public speaking with expert control of gesture and voice, etc.

elocution frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word elocution occurs in english on average 0.1 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 elocution 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 elocution can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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