how to pronounce substitution


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the above transcription of substitution 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.

substitution is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… here has involved the substitution the …”

meanings of substitution


  1. The act of substituting or the state of being substituted.
  2. A substitute or replacement.
  3. The expansion of the lexicon of a language by native means in correspondence to a foreign term.
  4. The replacement of an atom, or group of atoms, in a compound, with another.

substitution frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word substitution occurs in english on average 1.7 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 substitution 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 substitution can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to substitution


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