how to pronounce disallow


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disallow is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… to disallow Ben Rogers a UK national …”

meanings of disallow


  1. To refuse to allow.
  2. To reject as invalid, untrue, or improper.

disallow frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word disallow occurs in english on average 0.3 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 disallow 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 disallow 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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