how to pronounce liven


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liven is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… start it out to liven up the crowd so …”

meanings of liven


  1. Plural simple present of live.
  2. To cause to be more lively, or to become more lively.

liven frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word liven occurs in english on average 0.8 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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