how to pronounce unravel


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unravel frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word unravel occurs in english on average 0.9 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.

unravel is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and we're gonna unravel the secret of …”

meanings of unravel


  1. (of threads, etc.) To become separated; (of something woven, knitted, etc.) to come apart.
  2. To separate the connected or united parts of; to throw into disorder; to confuse. to unravel the global compromise achieved in the Constitutional Treaty.
  3. To clear from complication or difficulty; to unfold; to solve.
  4. To separate the threads (of); disentangle.
  5. To become undone; to collapse.

words that rhyme with unravel


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