how to pronounce persistence


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persistence is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… perpet in the persistence of a wealth …”

meanings of persistence


  1. Of data, the property of continuing to exist after the termination of the program.
  2. The property of being persistent.
  3. Continuation of the previous day's weather (particularly temperature and precipitation statistics).

persistence frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word persistence occurs in english on average 2.6 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 persistence 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 persistence can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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