how to pronounce docent


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docent is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… with a particularly smug docent who's …”

meanings of docent


  1. A teacher or lecturer at some universities (in central Europe, etc.).
  2. A tour guide at a museum, art gallery, historical site, etc.


  1. Instructive; that teaches.

docent frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word docent occurs in english on average 0.2 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 docent 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 docent can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

4) people, society, and culture;

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