how to pronounce notation


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the above transcription of notation 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.

notation is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of notation pronunciation

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

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meanings of notation


  1. A specific note or piece of information written in such a notation.
  2. The act, process, method, or an instance of representing by a system or set of marks, signs, figures, or characters.
  3. A system of characters, symbols, or abbreviated expressions used in an art or science or in mathematics or logic to express technical facts or quantities. This section lists all algebraic notation used in this book. (Using notations would be incorrect).

notation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word notation occurs in english on average 0.8 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 notation 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 notation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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