how to pronounce solicit


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solicit is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… happens is we solicit normally we …”

meanings of solicit


  1. To persistently endeavor to obtain an object, or bring about an event.
  2. To disturb or trouble; to harass.
  3. To woo; to court.
  4. To urge the claims of; to plead; to act as solicitor for or with reference to.
  5. To disturb; to disquiet.
  6. To make a petition.
  7. To persuade or incite one to commit some act, especially illegal or sexual behavior. If you want to lose your virginity, you should try to solicit some fine looking women.
  8. To offer to perform sexual activity, especially when for a payment.


  1. Solicitation.

solicit frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with solicit


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