how to pronounce teetotal


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teetotal is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… borderline teetotal not wanting to mess …”

meanings of teetotal


  1. Opposed to the drinking of alcohol.
  2. Abstinent from alcohol; never drinking alcohol.
  3. Total.


  1. One who abstains from drinking alcohol.

teetotal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word teetotal 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.

topics teetotal 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 teetotal can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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