how to pronounce perforation


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perforation is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of perforation


  1. The act of perforating or the state of being perforated.
  2. An abnormal opening in an organ, such as a rupture.
  3. A series of holes punched through something in order to assist in separating parts.
  4. Any opening in a solid object.
  5. That portion of a surface that remains after an open disk is removed from it.

perforation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word perforation occurs in english on average 0.1 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 perforation 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 perforation can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

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