how to pronounce specificity


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the above transcription of specificity 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.

specificity is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… AI this specificity is the current …”

meanings of specificity


  1. The extent to which a characteristic is specific to a given person, place, or thing; thus:.
  2. The state of being specific rather than general.
  3. The extent to which a particular diagnostic test is specific for, or a symptom or sign is specific to, a given condition.
  4. The probability, in a binary test, of a true negative being correctly identified.

specificity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word specificity occurs in english on average 0.8 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 specificity 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 specificity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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