how to pronounce calculate


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the above transcription of calculate 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.

calculate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word calculate occurs in english on average 5.5 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.

calculate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… british land to calculate a yearly rate …”

meaning of calculate

To calculate is to work out the result of an operation or calculation.

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