how to pronounce dearest


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dearest is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… dear mr. Nye dearest mr. Nye why are all …”

meanings of dearest


  1. Superlative form of dear: most dear.


  1. A beloved person; a term of endearment.

dearest frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word dearest occurs in english on average 5.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with dearest


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