how to pronounce supplication


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supplication is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of supplication


  1. An act of supplicating; a humble request.
  2. In Ancient Rome, a solemn service or day decreed for giving formal thanks to the gods for victory, etc.
  3. A prayer or entreaty to a god.

supplication frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word supplication 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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