how to pronounce monumental


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monumental is pronounced in four syllables

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

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meanings of monumental


  1. Large, grand and imposing.
  2. In the manner of a monument.
  3. Taking a great amount of time and effort to complete. a monumental task.
  4. Relating to monuments.

monumental frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word monumental occurs in english on average 3.9 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 monumental 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 monumental can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to monumental


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