how to pronounce retrieval


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the above transcription of retrieval is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

retrieval is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… you do similarity and retrieval and …”

meaning of retrieval

Retrieval is the act of bringing something back to its original place or position.

retrieval frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with retrieval


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