how to pronounce disrepair


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disrepair is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and fell into disrepair and then just …”

meanings of disrepair


  1. The state of being in poor condition, in need of repair. The sewing machine is in disrepair.


  1. To get into a state of disrepair.

disrepair frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word disrepair occurs in english on average 0.8 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 disrepair 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 disrepair can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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