how to pronounce est


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the above transcription of est is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

est is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… at 2 30 pst 5 30 est and if you guys …”

meanings of est


  1. Grace; favour.
  2. Initialism of expressed sequence tag.
  3. Initialism of English subtitles.
  4. Erhard Seminars Training, a course intended to promote satisfaction with life in the present moment, as opposed to strivings to attain it.


  1. Esther, the book of Esther.
  2. Initialism of Extended Standard Theory.
  3. Eastern Standard Time.


  1. Established (when followed by a date, often written before (or after) companies' names or brands on their logotypes).
  2. Abbreviation of established.

est frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word est occurs in english on average 11.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to est


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