how to pronounce bereavement


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the above transcription of bereavement 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.

bereavement is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… or join or go to a bereavement center we …”

meanings of bereavement


  1. The state of being bereaved; deprivation; especially the loss of a relative by death.

bereavement frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bereavement occurs in english on average 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.

words that rhyme with bereavement


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