how to pronounce encumber


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encumber is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of encumber


  1. To load down something with a burden.
  2. To burden with a legal claim or other obligation.
  3. To restrict or block something with a hindrance or impediment.

encumber frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word encumber occurs in english on average 0 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 encumber 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 encumber can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with encumber


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