how to pronounce decry


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the above transcription of decry is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

decry is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… want to decry or Mina and I enjoy wine …”

meanings of decry


  1. To blame for ills.
  2. To denounce as harmful.

decry frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word decry 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.

topics decry 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 decry can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to decry


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