how to pronounce victimize


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victimize is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… fatally victimize hundreds of thousands …”

meanings of victimize


  1. To punish someone unjustly.
  2. To make someone a victim or sacrifice.
  3. To swindle or defraud someone.

victimize frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to victimize


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