how to pronounce truncate


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truncate is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of truncate


  1. To shorten (a decimal number) by removing trailing (or leading) digits.
  2. To shorten (something) by, or as if by, cutting part of it off.
  3. To replace a corner by a plane (or to make a similar change to a crystal).


  1. Truncated.
  2. Having an abrupt termination.

truncate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word truncate occurs in english on average 0.2 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 truncate 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 truncate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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