how to pronounce acceleration


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the above transcription of acceleration 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.

acceleration is pronounced in five syllables

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An example use of acceleration in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… we look at our acceleration right here …”

meanings of acceleration


  1. The advancement of students at a rate that places them ahead of where they would be in the regular school curriculum.
  2. The amount by which a speed or velocity increases (and so a scalar quantity or a vector quantity).
  3. The change of velocity with respect to time (can include deceleration or changing direction).
  4. The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as opposed to retardation or deceleration.

acceleration frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word acceleration occurs in english on average 6.6 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 acceleration 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 acceleration can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to acceleration


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