how to pronounce inset


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inset is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the inset fountains represent death …”

meanings of inset


  1. To set in; infix or implant.
  2. To add an inset to something.
  3. To insert something.


  1. A small piece of material used to strengthen a garment.
  2. Anything inserted.
  3. A smaller thing set into a larger thing, such as a small picture inside a larger one.

inset frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word inset occurs in english on average 0.4 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 inset 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 inset can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to inset


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