how to pronounce highest


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highest is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and this is the highest best use of my …”

meanings of highest


  1. Superlative form of high: most high.


  1. Superlative form of high: most high.

highest frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word highest occurs in english on average 35.2 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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