how to pronounce gratification


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the above transcription of gratification 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.

gratification is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… for my own gratification i meet some …”

meanings of gratification


  1. The act of gratifying, or pleasing, either the mind, the taste, or the appetite. the gratification of the palate.
  2. A feeling of pleasure; satisfaction.
  3. A reward; a gratuity.

gratification frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gratification occurs in english on average 1.7 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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