how to pronounce university


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the above transcription of university 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.

university is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… at near dalhousie university where i …”

meaning of university

A university is a type of institution of higher education and research.

university frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word university occurs in english on average 124.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics university 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 university can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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