how to pronounce reprove


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reprove is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of reprove


  1. To express disapproval.
  2. To deny or reject (a feeling, behaviour, action etc.).
  3. To criticise, rebuke or reprimand (someone), usually in a gentle and kind tone.
  4. To prove again.

reprove frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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