how to pronounce atonement


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atonement is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… tax as like an atonement for their sins …”

meanings of atonement


  1. Making amends to restore a damaged relationship; expiation.
  2. The reconciliation of God and mankind through the death of Jesus.
  3. Reconciliation; restoration of friendly relations; concord.

atonement frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word atonement occurs in english on average 2.4 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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