how to pronounce constellation


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the above transcription of constellation 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.

constellation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… satellites in the GPS constellation the …”

meanings of constellation


  1. An image associated with a group of stars.
  2. Any of the 88 regions of the sky officially recognized by the IAU, including all stars and celestial bodies in the region.
  3. A configuration or grouping.
  4. A wide, seemingly unlimited assortment.
  5. The configuration of planets at a given time (notably of birth), as used for determining a horoscope.
  6. A network of connections that exists between people who are in polyamorous relationships, for example between one person, their partner, and that person's partner.
  7. A fleet of satellites of the same purpose (such as the set of GPS satellites, or Iridium satcom fleet).
  8. (astronomy) An asterism, an arbitrary formation of stars perceived as a figure or pattern, or a division of the sky including it, especially one officially recognised by astronomers.

constellation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word constellation occurs in english on average 1.9 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 constellation 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 constellation can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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