how to pronounce ransack


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ransack is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… inciting a mob to go and ransack the …”

meanings of ransack


  1. To violate; to ravish; to deflower.
  2. To loot or pillage. See also sack.
  3. To examine carefully; to investigate.
  4. To make a vigorous and thorough search of (a place, person) with a view to stealing something, especially when leaving behind a state of disarray.


  1. Eager search.

ransack frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ransack 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 ransack 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 ransack can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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