how to pronounce regrettable


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regrettable is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… regrettable is that it took 40 years and what is regrettable is that it …”

meanings of regrettable


  1. Able to be regretted, especially deserving of regret.

regrettable frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word regrettable 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 regrettable 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 regrettable can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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