how to pronounce impression


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the above transcription of impression 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.

impression is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… were you under the impression that putin …”

meaning of impression

Impression means the act of forming an idea of something from a brief observation.

impression frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word impression occurs in english on average 30.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics impression 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 impression can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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