how to pronounce rupture


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rupture is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… terrible rupture and permanent her to …”

meanings of rupture


  1. A failure mode in which a tough ductile material pulls apart rather than cracking.
  2. A break or tear in soft tissue, such as a muscle.
  3. A burst, split, or break.
  4. A social breach or break, between individuals or groups.


  1. To burst, break through, or split, as under pressure.
  2. To dehisce irregularly.

rupture frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rupture occurs in english on average 1.3 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 rupture 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 rupture can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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