how to pronounce fornication


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fornication is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of fornication


  1. Sexual intercourse by people who are not married, or which is considered illicit in another way.
  2. Sexual intercourse in general; sex.

fornication frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fornication occurs in english on average 0.5 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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