how to pronounce lest

lɛst

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

“… them she tells me lest we count that …”

meanings of lest

conjunction:

  1. That (without the negative particle; introduces the reason for an emotion.).
  2. For fear that; that not; in order to prevent something from happening; in case.

words with pronunciation similar to lest

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