how to pronounce excavation


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the above transcription of excavation 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.

excavation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… create into their little excavation uh …”

meaning of excavation

Excavation is the process of digging or tunneling into the ground to unearth something buried.

excavation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word excavation occurs in english on average 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.

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