how to pronounce alienation


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alienation is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… um the alienation of the party from …”

meanings of alienation


  1. The state of being alienated.
  2. The act of alienating.
  3. Verfremdungseffekt.
  4. Emotional isolation or dissociation.

alienation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word alienation occurs in english on average 2.2 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 alienation 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 alienation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to alienation


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