how to pronounce subduction


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subduction is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… expect to happen along a subduction zone …”

meanings of subduction


  1. The act of subducting or taking away.
  2. The process of one tectonic plate moving beneath another and sinking into the mantle at a convergent plate boundary.
  3. A surjection between diffeological spaces such that the target is identified as the pushforward of the source.
  4. Arithmetical subtraction.
  5. The action of being pushed or drawn beneath another object.

subduction frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word subduction occurs in english on average 1.4 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 subduction 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 subduction can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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