how to pronounce reset


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reset is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… jumpline die and cap reset decades …”

meanings of reset


  1. A button that resets a device, often a computer.
  2. An act of resetting to the initial state.
  3. A device, such as a button or switch, for resetting something.
  4. Something that is reset.
  5. Setting to zero.
  6. The crime of knowingly and dishonestly receiving stolen goods, or harbouring an outlaw.
  7. That which is reset; printed matter set up again.


  1. To adjust; to set or position differently.
  2. To set to zero.
  3. To receive and hide (stolen goods, or a criminal, etc.).
  4. To set back to the initial state.

reset frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word reset occurs in english on average 2.1 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 reset 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 reset can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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