how to pronounce disbelieve


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disbelieve is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… in your dreams to disbelieve in your …”

meanings of disbelieve


  1. To actively deny (a statement, opinion or perception).
  2. To cease to believe.
  3. To not believe; to exercise disbelief.

disbelieve frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word disbelieve occurs in english on average 0.5 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 disbelieve 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 disbelieve can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to disbelieve


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