how to pronounce valediction


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the above transcription of valediction 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.

valediction is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of valediction


  1. A speech made when leaving or parting company.
  2. A word or phrase used to end a letter or message.
  3. The act of parting company.
  4. A word or phrase (such as adieu or farewell) said upon leaving.

valediction frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word valediction occurs in english on average 0.1 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 valediction 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 valediction can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to valediction


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