how to pronounce dormancy


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dormancy is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… lying been in dormancy for like 10 years …”

meanings of dormancy


  1. The state or characteristic of being dormant; quiet, inactive restfulness.

dormancy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dormancy occurs in english on average 0.3 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 dormancy 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 dormancy can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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