how to pronounce confident


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confident is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… but I always felt confident that we can …”

meanings of confident


  1. Self-assured, self-reliant, sure of oneself.
  2. Forward, impudent.
  3. Very sure of something; positive.


  1. Obsolete form of confidant.

confident frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word confident occurs in english on average 28.2 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 confident 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 confident can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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