how to pronounce inclination


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the above transcription of inclination 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.

inclination is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… because his inclination might be to …”

meanings of inclination


  1. A slant or slope.
  2. A mental tendency.
  3. A physical tilt or bend.
  4. A person or thing loved or admired.
  5. The angle of intersection of a reference plane.

inclination frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word inclination occurs in english on average 2.9 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 inclination 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 inclination can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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