how to pronounce peonage


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the above transcription of peonage 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.

peonage is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… enslavement ranged from debt peonage to …”

meanings of peonage


  1. The state of being a peon; the system of paying back debt through servitude and labour; loosely, any system of involuntary servitude.

peonage frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word peonage occurs in english on average 0 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 peonage 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 peonage can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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