how to pronounce knave


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knave is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of knave


  1. A tricky, deceitful fellow; a dishonest person.
  2. A playing card marked with the figure of a servant or soldier; a jack.
  3. Any male servant; a menial.
  4. A boy; especially, a boy servant.

knave frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word knave occurs in english on average 0.3 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 knave 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 knave can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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