how to pronounce benevolent


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benevolent is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… how smart or benevolent or what's wisdom …”

meanings of benevolent


  1. Having a disposition to do good.
  2. Possessing or manifesting love for mankind.
  3. Altruistic, charitable, good, just and fair.

benevolent frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word benevolent occurs in english on average 2.1 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 benevolent 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 benevolent can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to benevolent


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