how to pronounce retrofit


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retrofit is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… to retrofit social housing to improve …”

meanings of retrofit


  1. To fix an older version (or older versions) as part of the same process of fixing the newest version; to backport.
  2. To add or substitute new parts or components to some device, structure etc., that were not previously available; to modernize.


  1. Something that has been retrofitted.
  2. The act of retrofitting.


  1. Of, relating to, or being a retrofit.

retrofit frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word retrofit occurs in english on average 0.2 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 retrofit 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 retrofit can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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