how to pronounce equivocation


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equivocation is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… for equivocation but still Asimov's laws …”

meanings of equivocation


  1. The use of expressions susceptible of a double signification, possibly intentionally and with the aim of misleading.
  2. A logical fallacy resulting from the use of multiple meanings of a single expression.

equivocation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to equivocation


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