how to pronounce obliterate


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the above transcription of obliterate 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.

obliterate is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… that would obliterate a 100 kilometer …”

meanings of obliterate


  1. To remove completely, leaving no trace; to wipe out; to destroy.

obliterate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word obliterate occurs in english on average 0.6 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 obliterate 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 obliterate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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