how to pronounce retrace


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retrace is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… so i would love to retrace some of my …”

meanings of retrace


  1. To go back over something, usually in an attempt of rediscovery.
  2. To trace (a line, etc. in drawing) again.


  1. The period when the beam of the cathode-ray tube returns to its initial horizontal position in order to start the next line of the display.

retrace frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word retrace occurs in english on average 0.5 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 retrace 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 retrace can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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