how to pronounce paragon


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paragon is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… myself as the paragon of what success …”

meanings of paragon


  1. The size of type between great primer and double pica, standardized as 20-point.
  2. A companion; a match; an equal.
  3. A person of preeminent qualities, who acts as a pattern or model for others.
  4. Comparison; competition.
  5. A flawless diamond of at least 100 carats.


  1. To be equal; to hold comparison.
  2. To compare; to parallel; to put in rivalry or emulation with.
  3. To compare with; to equal; to rival.
  4. To serve as a model for; to surpass.

paragon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word paragon occurs in english on average 1.3 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 paragon 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 paragon can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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