how to pronounce philosophy


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philosophy is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… standards my general philosophy is you …”

meaning of philosophy

Philosophy is the study of the nature of knowledge, reality, and existence.

philosophy frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word philosophy occurs in english on average 27.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

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