how to pronounce defecate


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defecate is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of defecate


  1. To purge; to pass (something) as excrement.
  2. To excrete feces from one's bowels.
  3. To purify, to clean of dregs etc.


  1. Freed from pollutants, dregs, lees, etc.; refined; purified.

defecate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word defecate occurs in english on average 0.4 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 defecate 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 defecate can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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