how to pronounce exponent


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exponent is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… pattern developing the exponent here …”

meanings of exponent


  1. The number by which a value (called the base) is said to be raised to a power in exponentiation: for example, the 3 in 2^3=8.
  2. A manifestation of a morphosyntactic property.
  3. The part of a floating-point number that represents its exponent value.
  4. One who expounds, represents or advocates.
  5. The degree to which the root of a radicand is found, for example, the 2 in \sqrt[2]r=b.

exponent frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word exponent occurs in english on average 0.2 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 exponent 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 exponent can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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