how to pronounce phenomenon


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phenomenon is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… become a pop-culture phenomenon and can …”

meaning of phenomenon

Phenomenon is a natural event that is not fully understood by science.

phenomenon frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word phenomenon occurs in english on average 14.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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