how to pronounce insertion


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insertion is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… or the insertion of cryptic and often …”

meanings of insertion


  1. The act of inserting, or something inserted.
  2. The addition of a nucleotide to a chromosome by mutation.
  3. The distal end of attachment of a muscle to a bone that will be moved by the muscle.

insertion frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word insertion occurs in english on average 4.1 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 insertion 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 insertion can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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