how to pronounce discredit


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discredit is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… which bring daily discredit upon our …”

meanings of discredit


  1. Discrediting or disbelieving.
  2. The state of being discredited or disbelieved.
  3. A degree of dishonour or disesteem; ill repute; reproach.
  4. A person or thing that causes harm to a reputation, as of a person, family, or institution.


  1. To harm the good reputation of a person; to cause an idea or piece of evidence to seem false or unreliable.

discredit frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word discredit occurs in english on average 2.2 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 discredit 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 discredit can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with discredit


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