how to pronounce slacken


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slacken is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of slacken


  1. To gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack.
  2. To deprive of cohesion by combining chemically with water; to slake.
  3. To make slack, less taut, or less intense.

slacken frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word slacken occurs in english on average 0.1 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 slacken 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 slacken can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with slacken


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