how to pronounce commandeer


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commandeer is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and tried to commandeer the term big lie …”

meanings of commandeer


  1. To seize for military use.
  2. To take arbitrarily or by force.
  3. To force into military service.

commandeer frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word commandeer 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 commandeer 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 commandeer can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to commandeer


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