how to pronounce scavenge


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scavenge is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of scavenge


  1. To expel the exhaust gases from the cylinder of an internal combustion engine, and draw in air for the next cycle.
  2. To remove unwanted material from something, especially to purify molten metal by removing impurities.
  3. To feed on carrion or refuse.
  4. To collect and remove refuse, or to search through refuse, carrion, or abandoned items for useful material.

scavenge frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scavenge occurs in english on average 0.5 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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