how to pronounce sacrifice


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the above transcription of sacrifice 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.

sacrifice is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… it's been a big sacrifice personally …”

meaning of sacrifice

Sacrifice means to give up something valuable or important to gain something else.

sacrifice frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word sacrifice occurs in english on average 25.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sacrifice 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 sacrifice can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to sacrifice


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