how to pronounce perfidy


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the above transcription of perfidy 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.

perfidy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word perfidy occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

perfidy is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of perfidy


  1. Specifically, in warfare, an illegitimate act of deception, such as using symbols like the Red Cross or white flag to gain proximity to an enemy for purposes of attack.
  2. A state or act of deceit.
  3. A state or act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a promise or vow, or of trust.

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