how to pronounce blend


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the above transcription of blend 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.

blend is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… store with a special blend of herbs bark …”

meanings of blend


  1. To mingle; to mix; to unite intimately; to pass or shade insensibly into each other.
  2. To be mingled or mixed.
  3. To pollute by mixture or association; to spoil or corrupt; to blot; to stain.


  1. A mixture of two or more things.
  2. A word formed by combining two other words; a grammatical contamination, portmanteau word.

blend frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word blend occurs in english on average 31.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics blend 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 blend can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to blend


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