how to pronounce protectorate


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protectorate is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… nation and Empire to Protectorate to an …”

meanings of protectorate


  1. The authority assumed by a superior power over an inferior or a dependent one, whereby the former protects the latter from invasion and shares in the management of its affairs but the protected state retains its nominal sovereignty.
  2. Government by a protector; especially, the government of England, Scotland, and Ireland by Oliver Cromwell.
  3. An autonomous territory that is protected diplomatically or militarily against third parties by a stronger state or entity.

protectorate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word protectorate occurs in english on average 0.5 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 protectorate 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 protectorate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words that rhyme with protectorate


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