how to pronounce adversary


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the above transcription of adversary 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.

adversary is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… for the adversary to influence society …”

meanings of adversary


  1. An opponent or rival.


  1. The Devil; Satan.

adversary frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word adversary occurs in english on average 2.5 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 adversary 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 adversary can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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