how to pronounce capitation


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capitation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… no capitation or other direct tax shall …”

meanings of capitation


  1. Performing a headcount; the counting of people.
  2. A poll tax.
  3. A donation made to an educational institution to obtain admission.
  4. A system of remuneration for providers of health care, in which providers enroll patients as permanent clients and receive a fixed periodic payment for each enrollee.

capitation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word capitation occurs in english on average 1.1 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 capitation 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 capitation can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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