how to pronounce etc


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the above transcription of etc 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.

etc is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… and this helped mentorships etc and this …”

meanings of etc


  1. Acronym of Electronic Toll Collection (system to eliminate delays on toll roads by collecting them electronically).
  2. Acronym of Exchange-Traded Commodity.


  1. Alternative form of etc.

etc frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word etc occurs in english on average 167.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics etc 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 etc can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) transport and travel;

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