how to pronounce portability


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the above transcription of portability 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.

portability is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… have portability or illusion that what's …”

meanings of portability


  1. The quality of being portable.
  2. The ability of a telephone subscriber to keep his/her number when switching to a different network.
  3. The ability of an employee to move between different social security schemes without losing their contributions.
  4. The ability of a program (or software system) to execute properly on multiple hardware platforms.

portability frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word portability occurs in english on average 1.3 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 portability 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 portability can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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