how to pronounce intention


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the above transcription of intention is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

intention is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… 18th century my intention is to show you …”

meaning of intention

Intention means a purposeful act or plan.

intention frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word intention occurs in english on average 47.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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