how to pronounce apprehension


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the above transcription of apprehension 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.

apprehension is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… thermo is a negative apprehension that …”

meaning of apprehension

Apprehension means the act of taking in or receiving something, or the state of being aware of something.

apprehension frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word apprehension occurs in english on average 5.4 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 apprehension 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 apprehension can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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