how to pronounce erase


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erase is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… normal peeling no it was John erase it …”

meanings of erase


  1. To remove markings or information.
  2. To disregard (a group, an orientation, etc.); to prevent from having an active role in society.
  3. To obliterate information from (a storage medium), such as to clear or (with magnetic storage) to demagnetize.
  4. To obliterate (information) from a storage medium, such as to clear or to overwrite.
  5. To be erased (have markings removed, have information removed, or be cleared of information).
  6. To remove a runner from the bases via a double play or pick off play.
  7. To kill; assassinate.


  1. The operation of deleting data.

erase frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word erase occurs in english on average 1.8 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 erase 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 erase can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to erase


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