how to pronounce incarcerate


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incarcerate is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… know when you incarcerate a woman you …”

meanings of incarcerate


  1. To confine; to shut up or enclose; to hem in.
  2. To lock away; to imprison, especially for breaking the law.

incarcerate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word incarcerate occurs in english on average 0.2 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 incarcerate 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 incarcerate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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