how to pronounce behest


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The above transcription of behest is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

behest is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… uh at the behest of this weirdo who …”

meanings of behest


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


  1. To promise; vow.

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