how to pronounce ambivalence


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ambivalence is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… picture of my ambivalence remember …”

meanings of ambivalence


  1. A state of uncertainty or indecisiveness.
  2. The coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings (such as love and hate) towards a person, object or idea.

ambivalence frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ambivalence occurs in english on average 1 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 ambivalence 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 ambivalence can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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