how to pronounce prevarication


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prevarication is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… there was no prevarication or suggestion …”

meanings of prevarication


  1. Deviation from what is right or correct; transgression, perversion.
  2. Evasion of the truth; deceit, evasiveness.
  3. The collusion of an informer with the defendant, for the purpose of making a sham prosecution.
  4. A false or deceitful seeming to undertake a thing for the purpose of defeating or destroying it.
  5. A secret abuse in the exercise of a public office.

prevarication frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word prevarication occurs in english on average 0.3 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 prevarication 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 prevarication can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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