how to pronounce beset


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The above transcription of beset 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.

beset is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… blockages that have beset us thus far so …”

meanings of beset


  1. To surround or hem in.
  2. Of a ship, to get trapped by ice.
  3. To attack or assail, especially from all sides.
  4. To decorate something with jewels etc.

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