how to pronounce refute


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the above transcription of refute 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.

refute frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word refute occurs in english on average 1.2 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.

refute is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… was quick to refute the report claiming …”

meanings of refute


  1. To prove (something) to be false or incorrect.
  2. To deny the truth or correctness of (something).

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