how to pronounce disaster


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the above transcription of disaster 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.

disaster is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… of a far greater disaster and they ran …”

meaning of disaster

Disaster means a sudden and usually unexpected event that causes great damage or destruction.

disaster frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word disaster occurs in english on average 28.4 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.

topics disaster 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 disaster can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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