how to pronounce clench


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clench is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… to that and they clench and they shift …”

meanings of clench


  1. A local chapter of the Church of the SubGenius parody religion.
  2. A seal that is applied to formed thin-wall bushings.
  3. Tight grip.


  1. To grip or hold fast.
  2. To close tightly.

clench frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word clench occurs in english on average 0.9 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 clench 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 clench can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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