how to pronounce deprecation


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the above transcription of deprecation 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.

deprecation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… winking self-deprecation like when he …”

meanings of deprecation


  1. Entreaty for pardon; petitioning.
  2. A praying against evil; prayer that an evil may be removed or prevented; strong expression of disapprobation.
  3. An imprecation or curse.
  4. The act of deprecating.

deprecation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word deprecation occurs in english on average 0 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 deprecation 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 deprecation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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