how to pronounce relapse


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relapse is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… gonna relapse so relying on willpower is …”

meaning of relapse

Relapse means to fall back into a previous state of health or behavior.

relapse frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word relapse occurs in english on average 1.2 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 relapse 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 relapse can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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