how to pronounce leakage


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leakage is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the resultant leakage is tolerable and …”

meanings of leakage


  1. An undesirable flow of electric current through insulation.
  2. Loss of retail stock, especially due to theft.
  3. The amount lost due to a leak.
  4. The situation where sound is picked up by a microphone from a source other than that which is intended.
  5. An act of leaking, or something that leaks.

leakage frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word leakage occurs in english on average 0.6 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 leakage 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 leakage can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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