how to pronounce extricate


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extricate is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… worked to extricate himself from the …”

meanings of extricate


  1. To free, disengage, loosen, or untangle.
  2. To free from intricacies or perplexity.

extricate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word extricate occurs in english on average 0.9 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 extricate 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 extricate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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