how to pronounce parsec


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the above transcription of parsec 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.

parsec is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… but actually something a mega parsec or …”

meanings of parsec


  1. Parallax second.

parsec frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word parsec occurs in english on average 0.1 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 parsec 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 parsec can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to parsec


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