how to pronounce blacken


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blacken is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of blacken


  1. To become black.
  2. To make dirty.
  3. To defame or sully.
  4. To cause to be or become black.
  5. To cook (meat or fish) by coating with pepper, etc., and quickly searing in a hot pan.

blacken frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word blacken occurs in english on average 0.3 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 blacken 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 blacken can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to blacken


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