how to pronounce tort


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tort is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… for tort liability for these types of …”

meanings of tort


  1. A tortoise.
  2. A wrongful act, whether intentional or negligent, which causes an injury and can be remedied in civil court, usually through the awarding of damages.
  3. A tortoiseshell (animal with coloured markings on fur).
  4. Tort law (the area of law dealing with such wrongful acts).
  5. An injury or wrong.


  1. Stretched tight; taut.
  2. Tart; sharp.

tort frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tort occurs in english on average 0.6 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 tort 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 tort can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to tort


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