how to pronounce recapitulation


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recapitulation is pronounced in six syllables

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meanings of recapitulation


  1. The symmetry provided by Christ's life to the teachings of the Old Testament; the summation of human experience in Jesus Christ.
  2. A subsequent brief recitement or enumeration of the major points in a narrative, article, or book.
  3. The third major section of a musical movement written in sonata form, representing thematic material that originally appeared in the exposition section.
  4. The reenactment of the embryonic development in evolution of the species.

recapitulation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word recapitulation occurs in english on average 0.3 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 recapitulation 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 recapitulation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

4) people, society, and culture;

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