how to pronounce brandish


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the above transcription of brandish 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.

brandish is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of brandish


  1. To move or swing a weapon back and forth, particularly if demonstrating anger, threat or skill.
  2. To bear something with ostentatious show.


  1. The act of flourishing or waving.

brandish frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word brandish occurs in english on average 0.2 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.

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