how to pronounce ameliorate


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ameliorate is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… care of it and try to to ameliorate the …”

meanings of ameliorate


  1. To become better; improve.
  2. To make better, or improve, something perceived to be in a negative condition.

ameliorate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ameliorate occurs in english on average 0.3 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 ameliorate 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 ameliorate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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