how to pronounce dismiss


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the above transcription of dismiss 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.

dismiss is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to dismiss let's make a diss please bids …”

meaning of dismiss

To dismiss someone is to send them away, to send them away from a place or to dismiss them from a job.

dismiss frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word dismiss occurs in english on average 8.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics dismiss 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 dismiss 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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