how to pronounce inference


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inference is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… reasonable inference and but the but the …”

meanings of inference


  1. The act or process of inferring by deduction or induction.
  2. That which is inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.

inference frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word inference occurs in english on average 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.

topics inference 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 inference can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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