how to pronounce bestowed


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bestowed is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… rs.5 Awards are bestowed each year to …”

meanings of bestowed


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of bestow.

bestowed frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bestowed occurs in english on average 2.5 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 bestowed 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 bestowed can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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