how to pronounce truncation


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the above transcription of truncation 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.

truncation is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of truncation pronunciation

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

“… the truncation of the video …”

meanings of truncation


  1. The act of truncating or shortening.
  2. The replacement of a solid angle by a plane, or a similar operation in other dimensions.
  3. The removal of the least significant digits from a decimal number.

truncation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word truncation occurs in english on average 0 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 truncation 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 truncation can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to truncation


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