how to pronounce tendency


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the above transcription of tendency 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.

tendency is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… have a tendency I think and this is kind …”

meaning of tendency

Tendency means a natural inclination or inclination to do something.

tendency frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word tendency occurs in english on average 14 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with tendency


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