how to pronounce total


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total is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… EU voted to an almost total ban on …”

meaning of total

Total means the whole amount or quantity of something.

total frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word total occurs in english on average 175.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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