how to pronounce pretender


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pretender is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of pretender


  1. A claimant to an abolished or already occupied throne.
  2. A person who professes beliefs and opinions that they do not hold.

pretender frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pretender 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.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

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