how to pronounce embed


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embed is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… 169 u.s industries embed semiconductors …”

meanings of embed


  1. To define a one-to-one function from (one set) to another so that certain properties of the domain are preserved when considering the image as a subset of the codomain.
  2. To encapsulate within another document or data file.
  3. To lay as in a bed; to lay in surrounding matter; to bed.
  4. To include in surrounding matter.


  1. An element of an advertisement, etc. serving as a subliminal message.
  2. An item embedded in another document.
  3. An embedded reporter or journalist, such as a war reporter assigned to and travelling with a military unit, or a political reporter assigned to follow and report on the campaign of a candidate.

embed frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word embed occurs in english on average 1.3 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 embed 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 embed can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) leisure and entertainment;

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