how to pronounce substation


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the above transcription of substation 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.

substation is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… just went to a random substation and …”

meanings of substation


  1. A satellite police station serving one neighborhood or part of a larger jurisdiction.
  2. A site where electricity supplied by long-distance (high-voltage) transmission lines is transformed and/or regulated for local (low-voltage) distribution.

substation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word substation occurs in english on average 0.1 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 substation 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 substation can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to substation


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