how to pronounce abound


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abound is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of abound in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… factors abound richard exclaimed this on …”

meanings of abound


  1. To be highly productive.
  2. To be present or available in large numbers; to be plentiful.
  3. To revel in.
  4. To be wealthy.
  5. To be copiously supplied.
  6. To be full to overflowing.

abound frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word abound 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 abound 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 abound can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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