how to pronounce devotion


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devotion is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… Kristin's devotion to Darden students …”

meanings of devotion


  1. Feeling of strong or fervent affection; dedication.
  2. Religious offerings; alms.
  3. Religious veneration, zeal, or piety.
  4. A prayer (often found in the plural).
  5. The act or state of devoting or being devoted.

devotion frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word devotion occurs in english on average 8.1 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.

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