how to pronounce decile


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the above transcription of decile 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.

decile is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… income decile will receive over four …”

meanings of decile


  1. Any one of the ten subsets or groups so divided.
  2. Any of the values in a series that divides the distribution of individuals in that series into ten groups of equal frequency.
  3. An aspect or position of two planets when they are distant from each other a tenth part of the zodiac.

decile frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word decile occurs in english on average 0.2 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 decile 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 decile can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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