how to pronounce beneath


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beneath is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… because the rocks beneath the tower were …”

meanings of beneath


  1. Covered up or concealed by something.
  2. Below.
  3. In a position that is lower in rank, dignity, etc.


  1. Below or underneath.

beneath frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word beneath occurs in english on average 27.5 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.

topics beneath 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 beneath can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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