how to pronounce alienate


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alienate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… rhetoric doesn't alienate the population …”

meanings of alienate


  1. To convey or transfer to another, as title, property, or right; to part voluntarily with ownership of.
  2. To estrange; to withdraw affections or attention from; to make indifferent or averse, where love or friendship before subsisted.


  1. Estranged; withdrawn in affection; foreign.


  1. A stranger; an alien.

alienate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word alienate occurs in english on average 1.2 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 alienate 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 alienate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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