how to pronounce altruism


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altruism is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… all by those measures altruism does not …”

meanings of altruism


  1. Action or behaviour that benefits another or others at some cost to the performer.
  2. Regard for others, both natural and moral without regard for oneself; devotion to the interests of others; brotherly kindness.

altruism frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word altruism occurs in english on average 0.9 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.

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