how to pronounce lenient


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lenient is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… want to be lenient on google that the …”

meanings of lenient


  1. Lax; not strict; tolerant of dissent or deviation.


  1. A lenitive; an emollient.

lenient frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lenient occurs in english on average 0.6 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 lenient 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 lenient can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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