how to pronounce spectrum


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the above transcription of spectrum 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.

spectrum is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… occupy all of that spectrum and I think …”

meaning of spectrum

The spectrum is the range of all colors of light.

spectrum frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word spectrum occurs in english on average 14.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics spectrum 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 spectrum can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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