how to pronounce occasional


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occasional is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… or vice versa there are occasional cases …”

meaning of occasional

Occasional means happening or done occasionally.

occasional frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word occasional occurs in english on average 20.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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