how to pronounce deputation


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the above transcription of deputation 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.

deputation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… then doing this deputation to Parliament …”

meanings of deputation


  1. Among Christian missionaries, the process or period of time during which they raise support in preparation for going to their mission field.
  2. The person or persons deputed or commissioned by another person, party, or public body to act in his or its behalf; a delegation.
  3. The act of deputing, or of appointing or commissioning a deputy or representative; office of a deputy or delegate; vicegerency.

deputation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word deputation occurs in english on average 1.1 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 deputation 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 deputation can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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