how to pronounce equivocal


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equivocal is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… trials is pretty equivocal probably …”

meanings of equivocal


  1. Capable of being ascribed to different motives, or of signifying opposite feelings, purposes, or characters; deserving to be suspected.
  2. Uncertain, as an indication or sign.
  3. Having two or more equally applicable meanings; capable of double or multiple interpretation.


  1. A word or expression capable of different meanings; an ambiguous term.

equivocal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word equivocal 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.

topics equivocal 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 equivocal can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to equivocal


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