how to pronounce exclamation


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the above transcription of exclamation 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.

exclamation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… parent three exclamation points …”

meanings of exclamation


  1. A word expressing outcry; an interjection.
  2. A loud calling or crying out, for example as in surprise, pain, grief, joy, anger, etc.
  3. The sign "!" by which outcry or emphatic utterance is marked.
  4. A clause type used to make an exclamatory statement: What a mess they made!; How stupid I was!.

exclamation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word exclamation occurs in english on average 2.4 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 exclamation 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 exclamation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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