how to pronounce affray


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affray is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of affray


  1. The act of suddenly disturbing anyone; an assault or attack.
  2. Terror.
  3. A tumultuous assault or quarrel.
  4. The fighting of two or more persons, in a public place, to the terror of others.


  1. To startle from quiet; to alarm.
  2. To frighten; to scare; to frighten away.

affray frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word affray occurs in english on average 1.1 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 affray 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 affray can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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