how to pronounce truism


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the above transcription of truism 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.

truism is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… although this truism may be a myth of …”

meanings of truism


  1. A banality or cliché.
  2. A self-evident or obvious truth.

truism frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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