how to pronounce serendipity


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serendipity is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… that it's not just serendipity that we …”

meanings of serendipity


  1. A combination of events which have come together by chance to make a surprisingly good or wonderful outcome.
  2. An unsought, unintended, and/or unexpected, but fortunate, discovery and/or learning experience that happens by accident.

serendipity frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word serendipity occurs in english on average 2 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 serendipity 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 serendipity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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