how to pronounce precedence


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the above transcription of precedence 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.

precedence is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… has to take precedence but they do want …”

meanings of precedence


  1. The state of preceding in importance or priority.
  2. Precedent.

precedence frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word precedence occurs in english on average 3.7 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 precedence 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 precedence can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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