how to pronounce tocsin


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tocsin is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of tocsin


  1. An alarm or other signal sounded by a bell or bells, originally especially with reference to France.
  2. A bell used to sound an alarm.

tocsin frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tocsin occurs in english on average 0.2 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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