how to pronounce weaken


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weaken is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in an effort to weaken the control that …”

meaning of weaken

To weaken means to make something less strong or powerful.

weaken frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word weaken occurs in english on average 4.1 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 weaken 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 weaken can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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