how to pronounce obsolescence


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obsolescence is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… aware that yes planned obsolescence is a …”

meanings of obsolescence


  1. The process of becoming obsolete, outmoded or out of date.
  2. The state of being obsolete—no longer in use; gone into disuse; disused or neglected.

obsolescence frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word obsolescence occurs in english on average 0.4 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 obsolescence 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 obsolescence can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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