how to pronounce elongation


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the above transcription of elongation 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.

elongation is pronounced in four syllables

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video examples of elongation pronunciation

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

“… anytime elongation is involved i'm into …”

meanings of elongation


  1. The angular distance of a planet from the sun.
  2. The state of being lengthened.
  3. That which lengthens out; continuation.
  4. The ratio of the extension of a material to the length of the material prior to stretching.
  5. Removal to a distance; withdrawal; a being at a distance; distance.
  6. The act of lengthening.

elongation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word elongation 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 elongation 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 elongation can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to elongation


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