how to pronounce adorn


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adorn is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a lot of metal and armor to adorn my …”

meanings of adorn


  1. To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.


  1. Adornment.


  1. Adorned; ornate.

adorn frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word adorn occurs in english on average 1.6 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 adorn 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 adorn can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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