how to pronounce begrudge


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begrudge is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… his female I don't begrudge their …”

meanings of begrudge


  1. To be reluctant.
  2. To grudge about or over; be envious or covetous.
  3. To give reluctantly.

begrudge frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word begrudge occurs in english on average 0.9 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 begrudge 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 begrudge can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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