how to pronounce variations


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the above transcription of variations 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.

variations is pronounced in four syllables

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video examples of variations pronunciation

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

“… looked at various sorts of variations on …”

meanings of variations


  1. Plural of variation.

variations frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word variations occurs in english on average 10.4 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.

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