how to pronounce candidate


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the above transcription of candidate 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.

candidate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… we score each candidate against one …”

meaning of candidate

A candidate is a person who is running for an elected office.

candidate frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word candidate occurs in english on average 39.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics candidate 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 candidate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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