how to pronounce criminalize


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criminalize is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… to criminalize all abortions people may …”

meanings of criminalize


  1. To make (something) a crime; to make illegal under criminal law; to ban.
  2. To treat as a criminal.

criminalize frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word criminalize occurs in english on average 0.4 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 criminalize 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 criminalize can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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