how to pronounce despicable


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despicable is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… it's just despicable these things are on …”

meaning of despicable

Despicable means deserving of contempt or hatred.

despicable frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word despicable occurs in english on average 2.4 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.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to despicable


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