how to pronounce impersonal


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the above transcription of impersonal 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.

impersonal is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… and it's it feels very impersonal to …”

meanings of impersonal


  1. Not personal; not representing a person; not having personality.
  2. Lacking warmth or emotion; cold.
  3. Not having a subject, or having a third person pronoun without an antecedent.


  1. An impersonal word or construct.

impersonal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word impersonal occurs in english on average 1.6 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 impersonal 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 impersonal can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to impersonal


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