how to pronounce turncoat


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turncoat is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… literally a turncoat right and here we …”

meanings of turncoat


  1. A traitor; one who turns against a previous affiliation or allegiance.

turncoat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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