how to pronounce schism


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schism is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… manage a fork or a schism when it …”

meanings of schism


  1. A split or separation within a group or organization, typically caused by discord.
  2. A split within Christianity whereby a group no longer recognizes the Bishop of Rome as the head of the Church, but shares essentially the same beliefs with the Church of Rome. In other words, a political split without the introduction of heresy.
  3. A formal division or split within a religious body.

schism frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word schism 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 schism can be related to

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1) communication, information, and media;

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