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fixation is pronounced in three syllables
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video examples of fixation pronunciation
An example use of fixation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… Britain's Columbia River fixation that …”
meanings of fixation
The act of fixing.
Recording a creative work in a medium of expression for more than a transitory duration, thereby satisfying the "fixation" requirement for the purposes of copyright law.
A state of mind involving obsession with a particular person, idea, or thing.
The change in a gene pool from a situation where there exists at least two variants of a particular gene (allele) to a situation where only one of the alleles remains.
The state of being fixed or fixated.
The act or process of ceasing to be fluid and becoming firm.
The act of uniting chemically with a solid substance or in a solid form; reduction to a non-volatile condition; -- said of volatile elements.
In metals, a state of resistance to evaporation or volatilization by heat.
fixation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR
the word fixation 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.
topics fixation can be related to
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