how to pronounce enlist


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enlist is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a good reason to arm and enlist a force …”

meanings of enlist


  1. To enter on a list; to enroll; to register.
  2. To join a cause or organization, especially military service.
  3. To recruit the aid or membership of others.
  4. To secure; to obtain.


  1. One who is enlisted, usually in a military service.

enlist frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

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