how to pronounce bemoan


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the above transcription of bemoan 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.

bemoan is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… he would bemoan the fact that he would …”

meanings of bemoan


  1. To moan or complain about (something).
  2. To be dismayed or worried about (someone), particularly because of their situation or what has happened to them.

bemoan frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bemoan occurs in english on average 0.7 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 bemoan 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 bemoan can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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