how to pronounce decriminalization


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decriminalization is pronounced in seven syllables

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

“… around this decriminalization because we …”

meanings of decriminalization


  1. The act of making a previously criminal activity no longer treatable as a criminal offence.
  2. The act of turning a criminal into a non-criminal by making their activities legal.

decriminalization frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word decriminalization occurs in english on average 0.1 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 decriminalization 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 decriminalization can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to decriminalization


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