how to pronounce leitmotif


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leitmotif is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of leitmotif


  1. A recurring theme.
  2. A melodic theme associated with a particular character, place, thing or idea in an opera.

leitmotif frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word leitmotif occurs in english on average 0 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 leitmotif 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 leitmotif can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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