how to pronounce abrasion


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abrasion is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of abrasion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it would be like an abrasion or Tyler …”

meanings of abrasion


  1. The substance thus rubbed off; debris.
  2. The effect of mechanical erosion of rock, especially a river bed, by rock fragments scratching and scraping it.
  3. The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction.
  4. An abraded, scraped, or worn area.
  5. A superficial wound caused by scraping; an area of skin where the cells on the surface have been scraped or worn away.
  6. The wearing away of the surface of the tooth by chewing.

abrasion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word abrasion occurs in english on average 0.3 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 abrasion 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 abrasion can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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