how to pronounce gravamen


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gravamen is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of gravamen


  1. The grievance complained of; the substantial cause of the action; also, in general, the ground or essence of a complaint.

gravamen frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gravamen occurs in english on average 0.1 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 gravamen 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 gravamen can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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