how to pronounce acolyte


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acolyte is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of acolyte


  1. An attendant, assistant or follower.
  2. One who has received the highest of the four minor orders in the Catholic Church, being ordained to carry the wine, water and lights at Mass.
  3. An altar server.

acolyte frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word acolyte occurs in english on average 0.4 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 acolyte 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 acolyte can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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