how to pronounce celibacy


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celibacy is pronounced in four syllables

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meaning of celibacy

Celibacy is the state of abstaining from sexual activity.

celibacy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word celibacy occurs in english on average 0.8 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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