how to pronounce deceit


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the above transcription of deceit 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.

deceit is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… this deceit very well discovering …”

meanings of deceit


  1. The tort or fraudulent representation of a material fact made with knowledge of its falsity, or recklessly, or without reasonable grounds for believing its truth and with intent to induce reliance on it; the plaintiff justifiably relies on the deception, to his injury.
  2. An act of deceiving someone.
  3. An act or practice intended to deceive; a trick.
  4. The state of being deceitful or deceptive.

deceit frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word deceit occurs in english on average 2.2 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 deceit 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 deceit can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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