how to pronounce inflict


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inflict is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… would inflict lasting damage but how …”

meaning of inflict

To inflict means to cause or something unpleasant, such as pain, injury, or damage.

inflict frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word inflict occurs in english on average 3.4 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 inflict 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 inflict can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to inflict


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