how to pronounce tectonics


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the above transcription of tectonics 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.

tectonics is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… stretch plate tectonics is messy and …”

meanings of tectonics


  1. The study of crustal plates and other large-scale structural features of the Earth.
  2. The science and art of assembling, shaping, or ornamenting materials in construction.

tectonics frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tectonics 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 tectonics 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 tectonics can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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