how to pronounce depression


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the above transcription of depression 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.

depression is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and a lot of depression in the old order …”

meaning of depression

Depression is a mental illness that causes a person to feel sad, hopeless, and worthless.

depression frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word depression occurs in english on average 22.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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