how to pronounce decapitation


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the above transcription of decapitation 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.

decapitation is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… it's not known if decapitation was the …”

meanings of decapitation


  1. The ousting or destruction of the ruling body of a government or other organization.
  2. The unseating of a senior politician.
  3. Beheading; the act of beheading or decapitating.

decapitation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word decapitation occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

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