how to pronounce doublespeak


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the above transcription of doublespeak 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.

doublespeak is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… happening now from doublespeak to memory …”

meanings of doublespeak


  1. Any language deliberately constructed to disguise or distort its actual meaning, often by employing euphemism or ambiguity. Typically used by governments or large institutions.

doublespeak frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word doublespeak occurs in english on average 0.1 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 doublespeak 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 doublespeak can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to doublespeak


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