how to pronounce fortification


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fortification is pronounced in five syllables

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

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meanings of fortification


  1. That which fortifies; especially, a work or works erected to defend a place against attack; a fortified place; a fortress; a fort; a castle.
  2. A jagged pattern sometimes seen during an attack of migraine.
  3. The act of fortifying; the art or science of fortifying places to strengthen defence against an enemy.
  4. An increase in effectiveness, as by adding ingredients.

fortification frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fortification 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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