how to pronounce fraternize


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the above transcription of fraternize 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.

fraternize is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… they also sometimes fraternize with the …”

meanings of fraternize


  1. To associate as friends with an enemy, in violation of duty.
  2. To associate with others in a brotherly or friendly manner.
  3. To have an intimate or sexual relationship with a forbidden member of the opposite sex; as, in some cases, football players with cheerleaders.

fraternize frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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