how to pronounce diatribe


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the above transcription of diatribe 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.

diatribe frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word diatribe 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.

diatribe is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… end of that little diatribe you just …”

meanings of diatribe


  1. An abusive, bitter, attack or criticism: denunciation.
  2. A speech or writing which bitterly denounces something.
  3. A prolonged discourse.

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