how to pronounce brunt


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brunt is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… system and they bear the brunt of the …”

meanings of brunt


  1. The major part of something; the bulk.
  2. The full adverse effects; the chief consequences or negative results of a thing or event.


  1. To bear the brunt of; to weather or withstand.


  1. A surname​.

brunt frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word brunt occurs in english on average 1.8 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 brunt 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 brunt can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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