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.

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