how to pronounce epigram


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the above transcription of epigram 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.

epigram is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… every time he speaks it's an epigram and …”

meanings of epigram


  1. A short, witty or pithy poem.
  2. An inscription in stone.
  3. A brief but witty saying.

epigram frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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