how to pronounce expiation


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the above transcription of expiation is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

expiation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… a necessary expiation perhaps for our …”

meanings of expiation


  1. An act of atonement for a sin or wrongdoing.
  2. The act of expiating or stripping off.

expiation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word expiation 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.

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