how to pronounce compel


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the above transcription of compel 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.

compel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… writing that's designed to compel and …”

meaning of compel

Compel means to force someone to do something.

compel frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word compel occurs in english on average 1.6 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 compel 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 compel can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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