how to pronounce navigation


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the above transcription of navigation 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.

navigation is pronounced in four syllables

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video examples of navigation pronunciation

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

“… AI that's doing some navigation but it's …”

meanings of navigation


  1. A canal.
  2. The theory, practice and technology of charting a course for a ship, aircraft or spaceship or (colloquially) road vehicle.
  3. Traffic or travel by vessel, especially commercial shipping.

navigation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word navigation occurs in english on average 3.2 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 navigation 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 navigation can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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