how to pronounce pretrial


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pretrial is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… time served in pretrial detention but …”

meanings of pretrial


  1. Pertaining to a preliminary trial.
  2. Before a trial.


  1. A preliminary trial held in advance of a court trial.

pretrial frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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