how to pronounce denizen


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denizen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… as one befuddled twitter denizen wrote …”

meanings of denizen


  1. An animal or plant from a particular range or habitat.
  2. A person with rights between those of naturalized citizen and resident alien (roughly permanent resident), obtained through letters patent. Though born in Iceland, he became a denizen of Britain after leaving Oxford.
  3. One who frequents a place.
  4. A foreign word that has become naturalised in another language.
  5. An inhabitant of a place; one who dwells in.


  1. To provide with denizens; to populate with adopted or naturalized occupants.
  2. To grant rights of citizenship to; to naturalize.

denizen frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word denizen occurs in english on average 0.3 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 denizen 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 denizen can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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