how to pronounce devout


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devout is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and try hacks have very devout and …”

meanings of devout


  1. Devoted to religion or to religious feelings and duties; pious; extremely religious.
  2. Expressing devotion or piety.
  3. Warmly devoted; hearty; sincere; earnest.


  1. A devotional composition, or part of a composition; devotion.
  2. A devotee.

devout frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word devout occurs in english on average 2.7 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 devout 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 devout can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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