how to pronounce incontinence


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incontinence is pronounced in four syllables

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

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meanings of incontinence


  1. The inability of any of the physical organs to restrain discharges of their contents; involuntary discharge or evacuation (of urine or feces).
  2. Lack of self-restraint, an inability to control oneself; unchastity.

incontinence frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word incontinence occurs in english on average 0.8 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.

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