how to pronounce focal


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focal is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… what main focal point of your work it …”

meanings of focal


  1. Limited to a small area.
  2. Belonging to, concerning, or located at a focus.

focal frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word focal occurs in english on average 5.4 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 focal 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 focal can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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