how to pronounce transgress


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transgress is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… those boundaries if you transgress that …”

meanings of transgress


  1. To act in violation of some law.
  2. To commit an offense; to sin.
  3. To exceed or overstep some limit or boundary.
  4. To spread over land along a shoreline; to inundate.

transgress frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word transgress occurs in english on average 0.2 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 transgress 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 transgress can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to transgress


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