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How to Pronounce lateral?

Correct pronunciation for the word "lateral" is [lˈatəɹə͡l], [lˈatəɹə‍l], [l_ˈa_t_ə_ɹ_əl].

"Lateral" in context

Lateral thinking is a term coined by popular writer and psychologist Edward de Bono and describes the process of thinking outside the box. It is a concept that encourages people to consider unconventional strategies and solutions in order to solve problems. This type of thought process involves actively seeking alternative ways of seeing the world and breaking away from societal norms. By breaking away from routine thought processes, people can come up with creative and inventive ways to solve problems. It encourages people to think broadly and consider different perspectives. This type of thinking also enables people to develop original ideas and to create new solutions to existing problems.

What are similar-sounding words for lateral?

Usage over time for lateral:

This graph shows how "lateral" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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