how to pronounce disfigure


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disfigure is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… racism to disfigure our society in any …”

meanings of disfigure


  1. Change the appearance of something/someone to the negative.

disfigure frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word disfigure occurs in english on average 0.2 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 disfigure 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 disfigure can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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