how to pronounce intimation


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the above transcription of intimation 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.

intimation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… who believes he hears an intimation of …”

meanings of intimation


  1. The act of intimating.
  2. A hint; an obscure or indirect suggestion or notice; a remote or ambiguous reference.
  3. Announcement; declaration.
  4. The thing intimated.

intimation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word intimation occurs in english on average 0.2 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 intimation 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 intimation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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