how to pronounce imminent


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imminent is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the park fearing the imminent loss of …”

meanings of imminent


  1. About to happen, occur, or take place very soon, especially of something which won't last long.

imminent frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word imminent occurs in english on average 5.1 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 imminent 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 imminent can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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