how to pronounce disavow


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the above transcription of disavow 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.

disavow is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… you disavow calls for no more policing …”

meanings of disavow


  1. To deny; to show the contrary of; to deny legitimacy or achievement of any kind.
  2. To strongly and solemnly refuse to own or acknowledge; to deny responsibility for, approbation of, and the like.

disavow frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word disavow 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 disavow 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 disavow can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to disavow


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