how to pronounce disfavour


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disfavour is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of disfavour


  1. Lack of favour; displeasure.
  2. An unkindness; a disobliging act.
  3. A state of being out of favour.


  1. To show lack of favour or antipathy towards.

disfavour frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word disfavour occurs in english on average 0.4 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 disfavour 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 disfavour can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with disfavour


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