how to pronounce cannibalism


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the above transcription of cannibalism is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

cannibalism is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… just because you cannibalism doesn't …”

meanings of cannibalism


  1. In speech, the occurrence of one word eliding part or all of the next word, because the syllables are the same. For example, "Look, an MIT shirt" for "Look, an MIT T-shirt".
  2. An act in which one thing consumes or takes over another of the same kind.
  3. The act of eating another of one's own species.

cannibalism frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cannibalism occurs in english on average 0.9 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 cannibalism 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 cannibalism can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

words with pronunciation similar to cannibalism


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