how to pronounce imperfection


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the above transcription of imperfection is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

imperfection is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… we take fluffs and imperfection thank …”

meanings of imperfection


  1. Something that makes something else less than perfect; a blemish, impurity, error, etc.
  2. Those qualities or features that are imperfect; the characteristic, state, or quality of being imperfect.

imperfection frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word imperfection occurs in english on average 1.1 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 imperfection 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 imperfection can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to imperfection


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