how to pronounce inept


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the above transcription of inept 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.

inept is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… he's he's totally inept in any competent …”

meaning of inept

Inept means lacking in skill or talent.

inept frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word inept occurs in english on average 1.8 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 inept 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 inept can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to inept


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