how to pronounce embargo


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embargo is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… placed an oil embargo on countries which …”

meanings of embargo


  1. A temporary ban on making certain information public.
  2. A ban on trade with another country.
  3. An order by the government prohibiting ships from leaving port.


  1. To impose an embargo on a document.
  2. To impose an embargo on trading certain goods with another country.

embargo frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word embargo occurs in english on average 3.9 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 embargo 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 embargo can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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