how to pronounce behest

bɪhɛst

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meanings of behest

noun:

  1. A vow; a promise.
  2. A command, bidding; sometimes also, an authoritative request; now usually in the phrase at the behest of.

verb:

  1. To promise; vow.

words with pronunciation similar to behest

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