how to pronounce nondescript


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the above transcription of nondescript 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.

nondescript is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… on a nondescript day in February we got …”

meanings of nondescript


  1. A species or other type of creature that has not been previously described or identified.
  2. An unmarked police car.
  3. An undistinguished, unexceptional person or thing.


  1. Not described (in the academic literature).
  2. Without distinguishing qualities or characteristics.

nondescript frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nondescript occurs in english on average 0.7 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 nondescript 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 nondescript can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

3) transport and travel;

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