how to pronounce obfuscate


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obfuscate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… faith to obfuscate the horrors of what …”

meanings of obfuscate


  1. To deliberately make more confusing in order to conceal the truth. Before leaving the scene, the murderer set a fire in order to obfuscate any evidence of their identity.
  2. To alter code while preserving its behavior but concealing its structure and intent.
  3. To make dark; overshadow.


  1. Obfuscated; darkened; obscured.

obfuscate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word obfuscate occurs in english on average 0.2 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 obfuscate 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 obfuscate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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