how to pronounce obfuscation


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obfuscation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… be obfuscation right and not making more …”

meanings of obfuscation


  1. The alteration of computer code to preserve its behavior while concealing its structure and intent.
  2. (uncountable) The act or process of obfuscating, or obscuring the perception of something; the concept of concealing the meaning of a communication by making it more confusing and harder to interpret.
  3. A single instance of intentionally obscuring the meaning of something to make it more difficult to grasp.
  4. Confusion, bewilderment, or a baffled state resulting from something obfuscated, or made more opaque and muddled with the intent to obscure information.

obfuscation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word obfuscation occurs in english on average 0.5 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 obfuscation 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 obfuscation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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