how to pronounce datum


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datum is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… you know they've datum Bowl but the …”

meanings of datum


  1. (cartography, engineering) A fixed reference point, or a coordinate system.
  2. A measurement of something on a scale understood by both the recorder (a person or device) and the reader (another person or device). The scale is arbitrarily defined, such as from 1 to 10 by ones, 1 to 100 by 0.1, or simply true or false, on or off, yes, no, or maybe, etc.
  3. (philosophy) A fact known from direct observation.
  4. (philosophy) A premise from which conclusions are drawn.


  1. To provide missing data points by using a mathematical model to extrapolate values that are outside the range of a measuring device.

datum frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word datum occurs in english on average 0.6 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 datum 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 datum can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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