how to pronounce operant


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the above transcription of operant 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.

operant is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… 40 years of operant conditioning …”

meanings of operant


  1. Any of a class of behaviors that produce consequences by operating (i.e., acting) upon the environment.
  2. An operative person or thing.


  1. That operates to produce an effect.

operant frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word operant occurs in english on average 0.2 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 operant 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 operant can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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