how to pronounce interception


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interception is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… in the interception he said of fate and …”

meanings of interception


  1. A passing play where the ball is received by the opposing team.
  2. A pass that is intercepted by an opposing player.
  3. An act of intercepting something, the state of being intercepted, or a thing that is intercepted.

interception frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word interception 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 interception 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 interception can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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