how to pronounce inception


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inception is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the inception point of a golden age part …”

meanings of inception


  1. The creation or beginning of something; the establishment.

inception frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word inception occurs in english on average 2.9 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 inception 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 inception can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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