how to pronounce confinement


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confinement is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… him being put in solitary confinement in …”

meanings of confinement


  1. The act of confining or the state of being confined.
  2. Lying-in, time of giving birth.

confinement frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word confinement occurs in english on average 1.9 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 confinement 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 confinement can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to confinement


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