how to pronounce sophisticate


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sophisticate is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… sporty sophisticate to me which is kind …”

meanings of sophisticate


  1. To alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive.
  2. To make less natural or innocent.
  3. To make more complex or refined.
  4. To practice sophistry; change the meaning of, or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive.


  1. A worldly-wise person.


  1. Not genuine; not pure; adulterated.

sophisticate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sophisticate 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 sophisticate 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 sophisticate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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