how to pronounce extinguish


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extinguish is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… candle will self extinguish I guess this …”

meaning of extinguish

To extinguish means to put out a fire, to put out a light, or to put out a candle.

extinguish frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word extinguish occurs in english on average 0.9 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 extinguish 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 extinguish can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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