how to pronounce polarize


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polarize is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and continues to polarize voters to this …”

meanings of polarize


  1. To cause to have a polarization.
  2. To cause a group to be divided into extremes.

polarize frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word polarize 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.

topics polarize 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 polarize can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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