how to pronounce affront

/əfˈɹʌnt/

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affront is pronounced in two syllables

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əfɹʌnt

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

“… this affront of being labeled a ho …”

meanings of affront

verb:

  1. To insult intentionally, especially openly.
  2. To meet defiantly; to confront.
  3. To meet or encounter face to face.

noun:

  1. A hostile encounter or meeting.
  2. An open or intentional offense, slight, or insult.

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