how to pronounce cataract


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the above transcription of cataract 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.

cataract is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… modern cataract surgery and hip …”

meanings of cataract


  1. An overwhelming downpour or rush.
  2. A flood of water.
  3. A large waterfall; steep rapids in a river.
  4. A clouding of the lens in the eye leading to a decrease in vision.
  5. A waterspout.

cataract frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cataract occurs in english on average 0.8 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 cataract 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 cataract can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to cataract


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