how to pronounce chicanery


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chicanery is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… some kind of chicanery in the election …”

meanings of chicanery


  1. A slick performance by a lawyer.
  2. Deception by use of trickery, quibbling, or subterfuge.

chicanery frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word chicanery occurs in english on average 0.2 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 chicanery 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 chicanery can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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