how to pronounce efface


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efface is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of efface


  1. To erase (as anything impressed or inscribed upon a surface); to render illegible or indiscernible.
  2. To make oneself inobtrusive as if due to modesty or diffidence.
  3. To cause to disappear as if by rubbing out or striking out.
  4. Of the cervix during pregnancy, to thin and stretch in preparation for labor.

efface frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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