how to pronounce precipitation


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the above transcription of precipitation is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

precipitation frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word precipitation occurs in english on average 10.6 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.

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.

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