how to pronounce extrapolation


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extrapolation is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… trend is an extrapolation and although …”

meanings of extrapolation


  1. A calculation of an estimate of the value of some function outside the range of known values.
  2. An inference about some hypothetical situation based on known facts.
  3. The diametric opposite of interpolation.

extrapolation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word extrapolation occurs in english on average 1.1 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 extrapolation 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 extrapolation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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