how to pronounce transgression


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the above transcription of transgression is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

transgression is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… transgress and transgression isn't …”

meanings of transgression


  1. An act that goes beyond generally accepted boundaries.
  2. A violation of a law, duty or commandment.
  3. A relative rise in sea level resulting in deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata.

transgression frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word transgression occurs in english on average 1.6 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 transgression 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 transgression can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

4) people, society, and culture;

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