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dissolve is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in America began to dissolve the civil …”

meanings of dissolve


  1. To liquify, melt into a fluid.
  2. To be disintegrated by such immersion.
  3. To relax by pleasure; to make powerless.
  4. To resolve itself as by dissolution.
  5. To disintegrate chemically into a solution by immersion into a liquid or gas.
  6. To break the continuity of; to disconnect; to loosen; to undo; to separate.
  7. To shift from one shot to another by having the former fade out as the latter fades in.
  8. To disperse, drive apart a group of persons.
  9. To terminate a union of multiple members actively, as by disbanding.
  10. To be melted, changed into a fluid.
  11. To destroy, make disappear.
  12. To solve; to clear up; to resolve.
  13. To annul; to rescind; to discharge or release.


  1. A form of film punctuation in which there is a gradual transition from one scene to the next.

dissolve frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word dissolve occurs in english on average 5.1 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 dissolve 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 dissolve can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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