how to pronounce dereliction

/ˌdɛɹəˈlɪkʃən/

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dereliction frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dereliction 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.

dereliction is pronounced in four syllables

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dɛɹəlɪkʃən

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

“… he was guilty of dereliction of duty but …”

meanings of dereliction

noun:

  1. Land gained from the water by a change of water-line.
  2. The act of abandoning something, or the state of being abandoned.
  3. Willful neglect of one's duty. The new soldier did not clean his cabin and was scolded for dereliction and disobedience.

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