how to pronounce impostor


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the above transcription of impostor 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.

impostor is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… with impostor syndrome and feeling like …”

meanings of impostor


  1. A sprite or animation integrated into a three-dimensional scene, but not based on an actual 3D model.
  2. Someone who attempts to deceive by using an assumed name or identity.

impostor frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word impostor occurs in english on average 0.4 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 impostor 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 impostor can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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