how to pronounce lament


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the above transcription of lament 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.

lament is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… off on it and I don't lament it it is it …”

meaning of lament

Lament means to express sorrow or grief.

lament frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word lament occurs in english on average 2.7 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.

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