how to pronounce refutation


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the above transcription of refutation 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.

refutation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word refutation occurs in english on average 0.7 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.

refutation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… in the direction of refutation okay of …”

meanings of refutation


  1. An act of refuting or disproving; the disproving of an argument, opinion, testimony, doctrine or theory by argument or countervailing proof; evidence of falseness.
  2. A vocal answer to an attack on one's assertions.

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