how to pronounce benevolence


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benevolence is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… benevolence and benevolence and respect …”

meanings of benevolence


  1. Disposition to do good.
  2. A kind of forced loan or contribution levied by kings without legal authority, first so called under Edward IV in 1473.
  3. An altruistic gift or act.
  4. Charitable kindness.

benevolence frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word benevolence occurs in english on average 0.8 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.

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