how to pronounce magnify


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magnify is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… can also sort of magnify this and …”

meanings of magnify


  1. To make (something) appear larger by means of a lens, magnifying glass, telescope etc.
  2. To make (someone or something) appear greater or more important than it is; to intensify, exaggerate.
  3. To have effect; to be of importance or significance.
  4. To praise, glorify (someone or something, especially God).
  5. To make (something) larger or more important.

magnify frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word magnify 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.

topics magnify 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 magnify can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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