how to pronounce transportation


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the above transcription of transportation 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.

transportation is pronounced in four syllables

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video examples of transportation pronunciation

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

“… and I am a transportation manager at …”

meanings of transportation


  1. A ticket or fare.
  2. A means of conveyance.
  3. Deportation to a penal colony.
  4. The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; conveyance, often of people, goods etc.

transportation frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word transportation occurs in english on average 14.2 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 transportation 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 transportation can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to transportation


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