how to pronounce charlatan


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charlatan is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… a charlatan a pseudo scientist who had …”

meanings of charlatan


  1. A mountebank, someone who addresses crowds in the street;, an itinerant seller of medicines or drugs.
  2. A malicious trickster; a fake person, especially one who deceives for personal profit.

charlatan frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word charlatan occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

topics charlatan 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 charlatan can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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