how to pronounce unforeseen


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the above transcription of unforeseen 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.

unforeseen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… um uh unforeseen emergency i mean if …”

meanings of unforeseen


  1. Not expected.
  2. Not foreseen.


  1. An event, incident, cost, etc. that was not foreseen.

unforeseen frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word unforeseen occurs in english on average 1.8 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 unforeseen 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 unforeseen can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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