how to pronounce deprecate


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deprecate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… uh those who deprecate the efforts of uh …”

meanings of deprecate


  1. To pray against.
  2. To belittle or express disapproval of.
  3. To regret deeply.
  4. To declare something obsolescent; to recommend against a function, technique, command, etc. that still works but has been replaced.

deprecate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word deprecate occurs in english on average 0.1 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 deprecate 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 deprecate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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