how to pronounce protract


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protract is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of protract


  1. To use a protractor.
  2. To draw out; to extend, especially in duration.
  3. To put off to a distant time; to delay; to defer.
  4. To draw to a scale; to lay down the lines and angles of, with scale and protractor; to plot.
  5. To extend; to protrude.

protract frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word protract occurs in english on average 0 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 protract 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 protract can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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