how to pronounce defuse


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defuse is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… divides and defuse tensions and see each …”

meanings of defuse


  1. To make less dangerous, tense, or hostile.
  2. To disorder; to make shapeless.
  3. To remove the fuse from (a bomb, etc.).

defuse frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word defuse 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 defuse 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 defuse can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to defuse


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