how to pronounce disarray


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disarray is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and disarray here you seem to be arguing …”

meanings of disarray


  1. To take off the dress of; to unrobe.
  2. To throw into disorder; to break the array of.


  1. Lack of array or regular order; disorder; confusion.
  2. Confused attire; undress; dishabille.

disarray frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word disarray occurs in english on average 1.2 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 disarray 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 disarray can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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