how to pronounce expound


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expound is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… can expound upon it she said big wins …”

meanings of expound


  1. To make a statement, especially at length.
  2. To set out the meaning of; to explain or discuss at length.

expound frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word expound occurs in english on average 0.8 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 expound 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 expound can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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