how to pronounce drew


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drew is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… so to do this I drew on a long history …”

meanings of drew


  1. An unincorporated community in Laclede County, Missouri, named after S. E. Drew.
  2. A female given name.
  3. A male given name from the Germanic languages.
  4. A surname​.
  5. A rural community in Wellington County, Ontario, Canada, named after George Alexander Drew.
  6. A diminutive of the male given name Andrew.
  7. An unincorporated community in Forsyth County, Georgia, United States, named after Drew E. Bennett.
  8. A city in Sunflower County, Mississippi, named after Miss Drew Daniel.
  9. An unincorporated community in Douglas County, Oregon, probably named after Robert Drew.


  1. Simple past tense of draw.
  2. Past participle of draw.

drew frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word drew occurs in english on average 29.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics drew 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 drew can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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