how to pronounce intersect


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intersect is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… lives intersect with the giant issue …”

meanings of intersect


  1. Of two sets, to have at least one element in common.
  2. To cut into or between; to cut or cross mutually; to divide into parts.

intersect frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word intersect occurs in english on average 1 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 intersect 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 intersect can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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