how to pronounce piracy


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the above transcription of piracy 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.

piracy is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… Golden Age of piracy he was far from the …”

meaning of piracy

Piracy is the act of a private person or group taking and/or attacking a ship or cargo with the intent of stealing something.

piracy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word piracy occurs in english on average 1.4 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 piracy 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 piracy can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to piracy


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