how to pronounce precipitation


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precipitation is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… adding that with precipitation levels so …”

meanings of precipitation


  1. A hurried headlong fall.
  2. Unwise or rash rapidity; sudden haste.
  3. A reaction that leads to the formation of a heavier solid in a lighter liquid; the precipitate so formed at the bottom of the container.
  4. Any or all of the forms of water particles, whether liquid or solid, that fall from the atmosphere (e.g., rain, hail, snow or sleet). It is a major class of hydrometeor, but it is distinguished from cloud, fog, dew, rime, frost, etc., in that it must fall. It is distinguished from cloud and virga in that it must reach the ground.

precipitation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to precipitation


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