how to pronounce vacuum


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the above transcription of vacuum 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.

vacuum is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… with double walled vacuum insulation the …”

meaning of vacuum

Vacuum is a device that creates a partial or complete absence of matter.

vacuum frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word vacuum occurs in english on average 9.9 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 vacuum 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 vacuum can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to vacuum


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