how to pronounce faction


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faction is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… not a faction but one of two major …”

meanings of faction


  1. A form of literature, film etc., that treats real people or events as if they were fiction; a mix of fact and fiction.
  2. A group of people, especially within a political organization, which expresses a shared belief or opinion different from people who are not part of the group.
  3. Strife; discord.

faction frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word faction occurs in english on average 3.7 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 faction 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 faction can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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