how to pronounce congratulation


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the above transcription of congratulation 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.

congratulation is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… so congratulation on making it to the …”

meanings of congratulation


  1. The act of congratulating.

congratulation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word congratulation occurs in english on average 0.5 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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