how to pronounce nation


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the above transcription of nation 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.

nation is pronounced in two syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of nation


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video examples of nation pronunciation

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

“… i think that the nation demands that uh …”

meaning of nation

Nation is a country or a group of people who share a common language, culture, ethnicity, and history.

nation frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word nation occurs in english on average 73.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics nation 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 nation can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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