how to pronounce deflation


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the above transcription of deflation 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.

deflation is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… that it's in deflation is floating in in …”

meanings of deflation


  1. An act or instance of deflating.
  2. An economic contraction.
  3. A decrease in the general price level, that is, in the nominal cost of goods and services as well as wages.

deflation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word deflation occurs in english on average 1.3 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 deflation 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 deflation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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