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.

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