how to pronounce diatribe


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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.

diatribe frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word diatribe occurs in english on average 1 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 diatribe 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 diatribe can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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