How many syllables in provocation?

  674582391 syllables

Divide provocation into syllables:   prov‑o‑ca‑tion
Primary syllable stress:   prov‑o‑ca‑tion
Secondary syllable stress:   prov‑o‑ca‑tion
How to pronounce provocation:   prov‑uh‑key‑shun
How to say provocation:

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