how to pronounce desecration


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the above transcription of desecration 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.

desecration is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… 6th was a desecration of our …”

meanings of desecration


  1. An act of disrespect or impiety towards something considered sacred.

desecration frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word desecration occurs in english on average 0.6 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 desecration 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 desecration can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to desecration


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