how to pronounce repulse


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repulse is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… converge and repulse the counter-attack …”

meanings of repulse


  1. To reject or rebuff.
  2. To cause revulsion in.
  3. To repel or drive back.


  1. The act of repulsing or the state of being repulsed.
  2. Refusal, rejection or repulsion.

repulse frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word repulse 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.

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