how to pronounce megabyte


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megabyte is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… chip you have a four megabyte cash so …”

meanings of megabyte


  1. One million (10^6) bytes.
  2. 1,048,576 bytes; a mebibyte.

megabyte frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word megabyte occurs in english on average 0.5 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 megabyte 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 megabyte can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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