how to pronounce speculation


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the above transcription of speculation is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

speculation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… you know again pure speculation i would …”

meaning of speculation

Speculation is the act of making guesses about the future, especially about economic or financial matters.

speculation frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word speculation occurs in english on average 17.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics speculation 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 speculation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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