how to pronounce uncertainty


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the above transcription of uncertainty 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.

uncertainty is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… adventure risk and uncertainty yet in …”

meaning of uncertainty

Uncertainty means not knowing what will happen.

uncertainty frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word uncertainty occurs in english on average 8.7 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 uncertainty 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 uncertainty can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to uncertainty


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