how to pronounce mayhem


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the above transcription of mayhem 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.

mayhem is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… unprecedented death and mayhem not …”

meaning of mayhem

Mayhem means a state of confusion and disorder.

mayhem frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word mayhem occurs in english on average 3.8 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.

topics mayhem 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 mayhem can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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