how to pronounce provoke


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provoke is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… them do it in a non provoke promotional …”

meaning of provoke

To provoke is to cause to react or to make someone angry.

provoke frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word provoke occurs in english on average 2.9 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 provoke 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 provoke can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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