how to pronounce irrigation


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the above transcription of irrigation 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.

irrigation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… mass irrigation and weather warning …”

meanings of irrigation


  1. The act or process of irrigating, or the state of being irrigated; especially, the operation of causing water to flow over lands, for nourishing plants.

irrigation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word irrigation occurs in english on average 1.8 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.

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