how to pronounce excursion

/ɪkˈskɜː.ʃən/

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excursion frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word excursion occurs in english on average 2.4 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.

excursion is pronounced in three syllables

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ɪkskɜːʃən

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

“… book them the excursion desk is …”

meanings of excursion

noun:

  1. An occurrence where an aircraft runs off the end or side of a runway or taxiway, usally during takeoff, landing, or taxi.
  2. A wandering from the main subject: a digression.
  3. A brief recreational trip; a journey out of the usual way.
  4. A deviation in pitch, for example in the syllables of enthusiastic speech.

verb:

  1. To go on a recreational trip or excursion.

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