how to pronounce ornamentation


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ornamentation is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… against ornamentation or beauty but …”

meanings of ornamentation


  1. The act or process of decorating etc.
  2. Decoration, adornment or embellishment.
  3. Short notes added to a composition to emphasize certain notes and to add style.

ornamentation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ornamentation occurs in english on average 0.5 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 ornamentation 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 ornamentation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to ornamentation


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