how to pronounce patrician


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patrician is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of patrician


  1. One familiar with the works of the Christian Fathers; one versed in patristic lore or life.
  2. A person of high birth; a nobleman.
  3. A member of any of the families constituting the populus Romanus, or body of Roman citizens, before the development of the plebeian order; later, one who, by right of birth or by special privilege conferred, belonged to the senior class of Romans, who, with certain property, had by right a seat in the Roman Senate.


  1. Of or relating to Saint Patrick.
  2. Of or pertaining to the Roman patres ("fathers") or senators, or patricians.
  3. Of, pertaining to, or appropriate to, a person of high birth; noble; not plebeian.

patrician frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word patrician occurs in english on average 0.4 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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