how to pronounce euphemism


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the above transcription of euphemism 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.

euphemism is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… that's a euphemism he's talking about a …”

meaning of euphemism

Euphemism is a figure of speech that uses pleasant words or phrases to describe unpleasant things.

euphemism frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word euphemism occurs in english on average 1.3 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 euphemism 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 euphemism can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to euphemism


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