how to pronounce preparation


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the above transcription of preparation 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.

preparation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… pounds on brexit preparation since 2016 …”

meaning of preparation

Preparation is the act of getting ready for a particular event or undertaking.

preparation frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word preparation occurs in english on average 33.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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