how to pronounce confiscate


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confiscate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… governments to confiscate money …”

meaning of confiscate

To confiscate something is to take it away from someone by legal authority.

confiscate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word confiscate occurs in english on average 0.6 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 confiscate 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 confiscate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to confiscate


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