how to pronounce consummation


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consummation is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of consummation


  1. The achievement of perfection.
  2. The act of consummating, or the state of being consummated; the state of being completed; completion.
  3. Termination; the end (as of the world or of life).
  4. The date at which the mortgagor becomes contractually obligated to the mortgagee in a real estate transaction.
  5. The first act of sexual intercourse in a relationship, particularly the first such act following marriage.

consummation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word consummation occurs in english on average 0.5 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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