how to pronounce obliteration


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obliteration is pronounced in five syllables

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

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meanings of obliteration


  1. The cancellation of the function, structure, or both of a vessel or organ; for example, the occlusion of the lumen of a duct, blood vessel, or lymphatic vessel, be it solely functional (as when squeezed by nearby mass effect or inflammation) or both structural and functional (as when clogged with thrombus, embolus, or fibrosis).
  2. The cancellation, erasure or deletion of something.
  3. The total destruction of something.

obliteration frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word obliteration 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 obliteration 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 obliteration can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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