how to pronounce digression


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digression is pronounced in three syllables

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

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meanings of digression


  1. An aside, an act of straying from the main subject in speech or writing. The lectures included lengthy digressions on topics ranging from the professor's dog to the meaning of life.
  2. An elongation, a deflection or deviation from a mean position or expected path.
  3. The act of straying from the main subject in speech or writing, particularly for rhetorical effect.
  4. A deviancy, a sin or error, an act of straying from the path of righteousness or a general rule.
  5. A deviation, an act of straying from a path.

digression frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word digression occurs in english on average 0.6 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 digression 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 digression can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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