how to pronounce flout


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flout is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… to flout one of Grice's Maxim's that we …”

meanings of flout


  1. To express contempt for (laws, rules, etc.) by word or action.
  2. To scorn.


  1. A mockery or insult.
  2. The act by which something is flouted; violation of a law.

flout frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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