how to pronounce notional


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the above transcription of notional 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.

notional is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… organization through a notional budget …”

meanings of notional


  1. Having descriptive value as opposed to a syntactic category.
  2. Of, containing, or being a notion; mental or imaginary.
  3. Used to indicate an estimate or a reference amount.
  4. Speculative, theoretical, not the result of research.


  1. A fake company used as a front in espionage.

notional frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word notional occurs in english on average 2.4 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 notional 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 notional can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with notional


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