how to pronounce unbelievable


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unbelievable is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… walking and it was unbelievable i mean …”

meanings of unbelievable


  1. Implausible or improbable.
  2. Incredible; so surprising it is almost unable to believe.
  3. Not to be believed.

unbelievable frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word unbelievable occurs in english on average 8.8 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 unbelievable 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 unbelievable can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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