how to pronounce derelict


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the above transcription of derelict 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.

derelict is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… late 70s a small derelict section of the …”

meaning of derelict

Derelict means abandoned or left to decay.

derelict frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word derelict occurs in english on average 5.5 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 derelict 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 derelict can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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