how to pronounce unpack


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unpack is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… i guess if i could just unpack this …”

meanings of unpack


  1. To analyze a concept or a text.
  2. To undergo separation of its features into distinct segments.
  3. To empty containers that had been packed.
  4. To remove from a package or container, particularly with respect to items that had previously been arranged closely and securely in a pack.
  5. To decompress.

unpack frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word unpack occurs in english on average 1.2 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 unpack 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 unpack can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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