how to pronounce defunct


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the above transcription of defunct 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.

defunct is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… is to write to a defunct assembly …”

meaning of defunct

Defunct means no longer in use or operation.

defunct frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word defunct occurs in english on average 1.6 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 defunct 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 defunct can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with defunct


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