how to pronounce parentage


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parentage is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… registry to confirm parentage or certain …”

meanings of parentage


  1. The identity and nature of one's parents, and in particular, the legitimacy of one's birth.
  2. The social quality of one's class in society.
  3. Origin; derivation.

parentage frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word parentage occurs in english on average 0.4 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 parentage 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 parentage can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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