how to pronounce beloved


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beloved is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… our beloved animal oriented cluster …”

meanings of beloved


  1. Much loved, dearly loved.


  1. Someone who is loved; something that is loved.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of belove.

beloved frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word beloved occurs in english on average 27.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with beloved


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