how to pronounce belief


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belief is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and control my personal belief is that …”

meaning of belief

Belief is a state of mind that is based on trust or confidence in someone or something.

belief frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word belief occurs in english on average 40.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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