how to pronounce install


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install is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… inexpensive to install cities all over …”

meanings of install


  1. To admit formally into an office, rank or position.
  2. To connect, set up or prepare something for use.
  3. To establish or settle in.


  1. Installer. A software utility that installs an application.
  2. An installation. (Usage originated as a truncated form of the word installation.).

install frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word install occurs in english on average 8.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics install 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 install can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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