how to pronounce irrational


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irrational is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… and evil and irrational and fanatical …”

meanings of irrational


  1. Of a real number, that cannot be written as the ratio of two integers.
  2. Not rational; unfounded or nonsensical.


  1. A real number that can not be expressed as the quotient of two integers, an irrational number.

irrational frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word irrational occurs in english on average 6.8 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 irrational 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 irrational can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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