how to pronounce delectation


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delectation is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of delectation


  1. Great pleasure; delight.

delectation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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