how to pronounce contradict


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the above transcription of contradict 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.

contradict is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of contradict in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… starters it does contradict with the …”

meaning of contradict

To contradict means to say the opposite of what someone else says.

contradict frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word contradict occurs in english on average 2.8 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 contradict 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 contradict can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to contradict


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