how to pronounce recollection


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recollection is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… this to be my recollection recorded of …”

meanings of recollection


  1. Process of collecting again.
  2. A spiritual retreat, especially one that is short.
  3. The power of recalling ideas to the mind, or the period within which things can be recollected; remembrance.
  4. That which is recollected; something called to mind; a reminiscence.
  5. The act of recollecting, or recalling to the memory; the act of recalling to memory.
  6. The act or practice of collecting or concentrating the mind; concentration; self-control.

recollection frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word recollection occurs in english on average 2.9 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 recollection 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 recollection can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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