how to pronounce facet


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facet is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… super 100 it's impacted every facet of …”

meanings of facet


  1. A smooth circumscribed surface.
  2. One among many similar or related, yet still distinct things.
  3. One of a series of things, such as steps in a project.
  4. Any one of the flat surfaces cut into a gem.
  5. Any of the small joints at each segment of the spine that provide stability and help guide motion.
  6. A face of codimension 1 of a polytope.
  7. One member of a compound eye, as found in insects and crustaceans.
  8. The narrow plane surface between flutings of a column.
  9. A criterion that can be used to sort and filter, such as the colour or size of products in an online store.


  1. To cut a facet into a gemstone.

facet frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word facet occurs in english on average 1.9 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 facet 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 facet can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to facet


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