how to pronounce sophistication


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sophistication is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… vast developments in sophistication of …”

meanings of sophistication


  1. Complexity.
  2. The act of sophisticating; adulteration.
  3. Falsification or contamination.
  4. Enlightenment or education.
  5. Deceptive logic; sophistry.
  6. Ability to deal with complexity.
  7. Cultivated intellectual worldliness; savoir-faire.

sophistication frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sophistication occurs in english on average 5.3 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 sophistication 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 sophistication can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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