how to pronounce disabuse


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disabuse is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… that you have to have to disabuse them …”

meanings of disabuse


  1. To free (someone) of a misconception or misapprehension; to unveil a falsehood held by (somebody).

disabuse frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word disabuse occurs in english on average 0.2 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 disabuse 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 disabuse can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to disabuse


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