how to pronounce confederacy


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the above transcription of confederacy 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.

confederacy is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… the Confederacy and when you make hope …”

meanings of confederacy


  1. Specifically, an instance of a decentralized governing structure among the indigenous peoples of North America.
  2. A state where the sovereign constituent units delegate their authority to the centre. As opposed to a federation, where the central and regional governments are each equal and sovereign in their own sphere.
  3. An alliance.


  1. The Confederate States of America, the collection of American states that seceded from the United States in 1861, and fought against the Union in the American Civil War.

confederacy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word confederacy occurs in english on average 0.8 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.

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