how to pronounce engrave


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engrave is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… long to engrave prints and it's all to …”

meanings of engrave


  1. To put in a grave, to bury.
  2. To carve (something) into a material.
  3. To carve text or symbols into (something), usually for the purposes of identification or art.

engrave frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word engrave 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 engrave 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 engrave can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) leisure and entertainment;

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