how to pronounce repudiate


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repudiate is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… because each one wanted to repudiate him …”

meanings of repudiate


  1. To be repudiated.
  2. To refuse to have anything to do with; to disown.
  3. To reject the truth or validity of; to deny.
  4. To refuse to pay or honor (a debt).

repudiate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word repudiate occurs in english on average 0.4 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 repudiate 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 repudiate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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