how to pronounce exceptional


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the above transcription of exceptional 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.

exceptional is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… but Devi is so exceptional he was a poet …”

meaning of exceptional

Exceptional means unusual or remarkable.

exceptional frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word exceptional occurs in english on average 17.5 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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