how to pronounce inscription


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the above transcription of inscription 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.

inscription is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… think a lot about the inscription above …”

meanings of inscription


  1. Words written in the front of a book as a dedication.
  2. The text on a coin.
  3. The act of inscribing.
  4. Text carved on a wall or plaque, such as a memorial or gravestone.

inscription frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word inscription occurs in english on average 1.7 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 inscription 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 inscription can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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