how to pronounce mutilate


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mutilate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… to ambush mutilate and sometimes kill …”

meanings of mutilate


  1. To destroy beyond recognition.
  2. To render imperfect or defective.
  3. To physically harm as to impair use, notably by cutting off or otherwise disabling a vital part, such as a limb.


  1. Deprived of, or having lost, an important part; mutilated.
  2. Having fin-like appendages or flukes instead of legs, as a cetacean does.

mutilate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mutilate occurs in english on average 0.3 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 mutilate 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 mutilate can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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