how to pronounce regression


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regression is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… minus 1 GA so the regression sets for a …”

meanings of regression


  1. An action of regressing, a return to a previous state.
  2. The diminishing of a cellular mass like a tumor, or of an organ size.
  3. A psychotherapeutic method whereby healing is facilitated by inducing the patient to act out behaviour typical of an earlier developmental stage.
  4. The making an exercise less straining to perform by manipulating the details of its performance like loaded weight, range of motion, angle, speed.
  5. An action of travelling mentally back in time.
  6. The reappearance of a bug in a piece of software that had previously been fixed.
  7. An equation using specified and associated data for two or more variables such that one variable can be estimated from the remaining variable(s).
  8. An analytic method to measure the association of one or more independent variables with a dependent variable.

regression frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word regression occurs in english on average 6.7 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 regression 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 regression can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

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