how to pronounce headcount


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headcount is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… reduce the human headcount but …”

meanings of headcount


  1. More generally, a consideration of a company's appropriate staffing level based on some larger context. (Generally used adjectivally.).
  2. By extension, one slot in a workgroup, filled or to be filled by one person.
  3. The number of people present in a group or employed by a company.
  4. The act of counting how many people are present in a group.

headcount frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word headcount 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 headcount 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 headcount can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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