how to pronounce modem


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the above transcription of modem 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.

modem is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… web through a modem and that dreadful …”

meanings of modem


  1. A device that encodes digital computer signals into analog/analogue telephone signals and vice versa and allows computers to communicate over a phone line.


  1. To transmit by modem.

modem frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word modem occurs in english on average 3.7 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 modem 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 modem can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to modem


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