how to pronounce excise


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excise is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… if you pass an excise tax that …”

meanings of excise


  1. To cut out; to remove.
  2. To impose an excise tax on something.


  1. A tax charged on goods produced within the country (as opposed to customs duties, charged on goods from outside the country).

excise frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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