how to pronounce defenestration

/ˌdiː.fɛn.ɪˈstɹɛɪ.ʃən/

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defenestration is pronounced in five syllables

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dfɛnɪstɹɛɪʃən

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meanings of defenestration

noun:

  1. The high-profile removal of a person from an organization.
  2. The act of removing the Microsoft Windows operating system from a computer in order to install an alternative one.
  3. The act of throwing something or someone out of a window.

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