how to pronounce locus


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the above transcription of locus 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.

locus is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… for a locus on guessing brexit done …”

meanings of locus


  1. A fixed position on a chromosome that may be occupied by one or more genes.
  2. A place or locality, especially a centre of activity or the scene of a crime.
  3. A passage in writing, especially in a collection of ancient sacred writings arranged according to a theme.
  4. The set of all points whose coordinates satisfy a given equation or condition.

locus frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word locus occurs in english on average 4.2 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 locus 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 locus can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

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