how to pronounce extort

/ɛksˈtɔːɹt/

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extort is pronounced in two syllables

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ɛkstɔːɹt

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

“… also tried to extort bitcoin funds from him during the by saying that they …”

meanings of extort

verb:

  1. To twist outwards.
  2. To take or seize off an unwilling person by physical force, menace, duress, torture, or any undue or illegal exercise of power or ingenuity.
  3. To obtain by means of the offense of extortion.

adjective:

  1. Wrongfully obtained.

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