how to pronounce banishment


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banishment is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the same arguments for the banishment of …”

meanings of banishment


  1. The state of being banished, exile.
  2. The act of banishing.

banishment frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word banishment 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.

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