how to pronounce levitation


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levitation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… and that is acoustic levitation so if it …”

meanings of levitation


  1. The suspension of something via technical means without any mechanical support, such as by magnetism.
  2. The raising of something, such as a body, without apparent physical cause, allegedly using the power of the mind.

levitation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word levitation occurs in english on average 0.5 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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