how to pronounce avert


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avert is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… tonight one one we try to avert that as …”

meanings of avert


  1. To turn away.
  2. To ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or effects of.
  3. To turn aside or away.

avert frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word avert occurs in english on average 1.1 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 avert 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 avert can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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