how to pronounce defraud


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defraud is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… we have a scheme to defraud over many …”

meanings of defraud


  1. To obtain money or property from (a person) by fraud; to swindle.
  2. To deprive.

defraud frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word defraud occurs in english on average 0.3 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 defraud 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 defraud can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to defraud


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