how to pronounce subset


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the above transcription of subset 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.

subset is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… enrollment so a nice subset of folks …”

meanings of subset


  1. A set A such that every element of A is also an element of S.
  2. A group of things or people, all of which are in a specified larger group.


  1. To take a subset of.
  2. To extract only the portions of (a font) that are needed to display a particular document.

subset frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word subset occurs in english on average 1.2 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 subset 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 subset can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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