how to pronounce electrocute


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electrocute is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… them on the fence and electrocute them …”

meanings of electrocute


  1. To inflict a severe electric shock (not necessarily fatal) upon.
  2. To kill by electric shock.
  3. To execute by electric shock, often by means of an electric chair.

electrocute frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word electrocute occurs in english on average 0.2 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.

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