how to pronounce compulsion


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the above transcription of compulsion 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.

compulsion is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… why is there this compulsion right …”

meaning of compulsion

Compulsion is the act of compelling someone to do something.

compulsion frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word compulsion occurs in english on average 2.3 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 compulsion 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 compulsion can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with compulsion


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