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diet is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… as far as the diet and exercise how do …”

meanings of diet


  1. The food and beverage a person or animal consumes.
  2. Any habitual intake or consumption.
  3. A session of exams.
  4. The proceedings under a criminal libel.
  5. A controlled regimen of food and drink, as to gain or lose weight or otherwise influence health.
  6. A clerical or ecclesiastical function in Scotland.
  7. Abbreviation of direct interspecies electron transfer.
  8. A council or assembly of leaders; a formal deliberative assembly.


  1. To cause to take food; to feed.
  2. To regulate the food of (someone); to put on a diet.
  3. To modify one's food and beverage intake so as to decrease or increase body weight or influence health.
  4. To eat; to take one's meals.


  1. Having certain traits subtracted.
  2. Containing less fat, salt, sugar, or calories than normal, or claimed to have such.


  1. Alternative letter-case form of diet (council or assembly of leaders; a formal deliberative assembly).

diet frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word diet occurs in english on average 46.1 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 diet 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 diet can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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