how to pronounce destroy


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the above transcription of destroy 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.

destroy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… i want us to destroy the system that …”

meaning of destroy

Destroy means to cause to cease to exist or to be ruined.

destroy frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word destroy occurs in english on average 29 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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