how to pronounce perfection


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the above transcription of perfection 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.

perfection is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… collection lasting perfection my eyes …”

meanings of perfection


  1. A quality, endowment, or acquirement completely excellent; an ideal; faultlessness; especially, the divine attribute of complete excellence.
  2. The quality or state of being perfect or complete, so that nothing substandard remains; the highest attainable state or degree of excellence.


  1. To perfect.

perfection frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word perfection occurs in english on average 7.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics perfection 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 perfection can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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