how to pronounce resilience


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resilience is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… without building resilience your own …”

meanings of resilience


  1. The mental ability to recover quickly from depression, illness or misfortune.
  2. The physical property of material that can resume its shape after being stretched or deformed; elasticity.
  3. The positive capacity of an organizational system or company to adapt and return to equilibrium due to the consequences of a crisis or failure caused by any type of disruption, including: an outage, natural disasters, man-made disasters, terrorism, or similar (particularly IT systems, archives).

resilience frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word resilience occurs in english on average 3.1 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 resilience 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 resilience can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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