how to pronounce indistinct


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indistinct is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… pretty indistinct at least along gender …”

meanings of indistinct


  1. Difficult to understand through being muffled or slurred.
  2. Hazy or vague.
  3. Not clearly defined or not having a sharp outline; faint or dim.

indistinct frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word indistinct occurs in english on average 0.9 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 indistinct 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 indistinct can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to indistinct


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