how to pronounce decontamination


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decontamination is pronounced in six syllables

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

“… Dee coming to decontamination work is …”

meanings of decontamination


  1. The process of removing contamination, particularly the cleaning off of dangerous materials.

decontamination frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word decontamination occurs in english on average 0.4 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 decontamination 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 decontamination can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

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