how to pronounce moratorium


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moratorium is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… but of a moratorium which would apply as …”

meanings of moratorium


  1. A suspension of an ongoing activity.
  2. An authorization to a debtor, permitting temporary suspension of payments.

moratorium frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word moratorium occurs in english on average 1.3 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 moratorium 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 moratorium can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to moratorium


words that rhyme with moratorium


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