how to pronounce elaboration


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elaboration is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… scientists was shows elaboration covert …”

meanings of elaboration


  1. Setting up a hierarchy of calculated constants in a language such as Ada so that the values of one or more of them determine others further down in the hierarchy.
  2. The act or process of producing or refining with labor; improvement by successive operations; refinement.
  3. The process of taking a parsed tree of an abstract integrated circuit definition in a language such as Verilog and creating a hierarchy of module instances that ends with primitive (atomic) gates and statements.
  4. The natural process of formation or assimilation, performed by the living organs in animals and vegetables, by which a crude substance is changed into something of a higher order.
  5. The level of processing of a message or argument.

elaboration frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word elaboration occurs in english on average 2.9 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 elaboration 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 elaboration can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

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