how to pronounce modicum


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the above transcription of modicum 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.

modicum is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… someone with a modicum of stability is …”

meanings of modicum


  1. A modest, small, or trifling amount.

modicum frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word modicum occurs in english on average 0.8 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 modicum 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 modicum can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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