how to pronounce absolution


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the above transcription of absolution 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.

absolution is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… be given absolution from being sued for …”

meanings of absolution


  1. An acquittal, or sentence of a judge declaring an accused person innocent.
  2. Delivery, in speech.
  3. An absolving of sins from ecclesiastical penalties by an authority.
  4. The form of words by which a penitent is absolved.
  5. An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense.
  6. Forgiveness of sins, in a general sense.

absolution frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word absolution occurs in english on average 1.3 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 absolution 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 absolution can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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