how to pronounce lent


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lent is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… you've seen we've already lent uh doses …”

meanings of lent


  1. A period of the ecclesiastical year preceding Easter, traditionally involving temporary abstention from certain foods and pleasures.
  2. The 40 days preceding Lazarus Saturday, the Saturday preceding Holy Week.
  3. The second term of the academic year at some British schools.
  4. The 46 days preceding Easter, reckoned as 40 days by excluding Sundays.
  5. Alternative letter-case form of Lent.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of lend.

lent frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word lent occurs in english on average 8.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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