how to pronounce snapshot


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snapshot is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… afterwards and that's a snapshot in in …”

meanings of snapshot


  1. A glimpse of something; a portrayal of something at a moment in time.
  2. A quick, unplanned or unexpected shot.
  3. A file or set of files captured at a particular time, often capable of being reloaded to restore the earlier state.
  4. A photograph, especially one taken quickly or in a moment of opportunity.
  5. A quick offhand shot, made without deliberately taking aim over the sights.


  1. To capture the state of, in a snapshot.
  2. To take a photograph of.

snapshot frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word snapshot occurs in english on average 1.6 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 snapshot 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 snapshot can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to snapshot


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