how to pronounce greatest


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greatest is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… fred was the greatest guy i knew he had …”

meanings of greatest


  1. Superlative form of great: most great.

greatest frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word greatest occurs in english on average 53.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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