how to pronounce declamation


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declamation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… in hyperbolic all declamation there …”

meanings of declamation


  1. The act or art of declaiming; rhetorical delivery; loud speaking in public.
  2. The public recitation of speeches as an exercise in schools and colleges.
  3. Pretentious rhetorical display, with more sound than sense.
  4. A set or harangue; declamatory discourse.

declamation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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