how to pronounce errant


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errant is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… couple of errant provinces but consider …”

meanings of errant


  1. Prone to making errors; misbehaved.
  2. Straying from the proper course or standard, or outside established limits.
  3. Utter, complete; arrant.
  4. Wandering; roving around.


  1. A knight-errant.

errant frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word errant occurs in english on average 1.5 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 errant 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 errant can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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