how to pronounce decent


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decent is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to get a decent price to have that …”

meaning of decent

Decent means appropriate or suitable.

decent frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word decent occurs in english on average 41.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics decent 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 decent can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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