how to pronounce excitation


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excitation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… alloys the corresponding excitation is …”

meanings of excitation


  1. A transition of a nucleus, atom or molecule to an excited state by the absorption of a quantum of energy; the opposite of relaxation.
  2. The act of exciting or putting in motion; the act of rousing up or awakening.
  3. The activity produced in an organ, tissue, or part, such as a nerve cell, as a result of stimulation.
  4. The act of producing excitement (stimulation); also, the excitement produced.

excitation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word excitation occurs in english on average 3.5 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.

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