how to pronounce patent


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the above transcription of patent is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

patent is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a patent lawyer so I just had all these …”

meaning of patent

Patent is a legal document that grants an inventor the exclusive right to make, use, and sell an invention for a certain period of time.

patent frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word patent occurs in english on average 32.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with patent


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