how to pronounce foreclose


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foreclose is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… gonna foreclose ten meters away …”

meanings of foreclose


  1. To cut off (a mortgager) by a judgment of court from the power of redeeming the mortgaged premises.
  2. To shut up or out; to prevent from doing something.
  3. To repossess a mortgaged property whose owner has failed to make the necessary payments; used with on.

foreclose frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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