how to pronounce detest

/dɪˈtɛst/

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The above transcription of detest is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

detest is pronounced in two syllables

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dɪtɛst

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

“… I detest Donald Trump it seems to me …”

meaning of detest

Detest means to feel strong dislike for someone or something.

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