how to pronounce indentation


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the above transcription of indentation 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.

indentation is pronounced in four syllables

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

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meanings of indentation


  1. A notch or recess, in the margin or border of anything.
  2. The act of beginning a line or series of lines at a little distance within the flush line of the column or page, as in the common way of beginning the first line of a paragraph.
  3. A recess or sharp depression in any surface.
  4. A division unit of a piece of law distinguished by its indentation or by a dash.
  5. The act of indenting or state of being indented.
  6. A measure of the distance from the flush line.

indentation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word indentation occurs in english on average 0.5 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 indentation 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 indentation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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