how to pronounce pride


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pride is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… kind of a universal pride and say the …”

meanings of pride


  1. Highest pitch; elevation reached; loftiness; prime; glory,.
  2. A company of lions or other large felines.
  3. Consciousness of power; fullness of animal spirits; mettle; wantonness.
  4. The quality or state of being proud; an unreasonable overestimation of one's own superiority in terms of talents, looks, wealth, importance etc., which manifests itself in lofty airs, distance, reserve and often contempt of others.
  5. Proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct; insolent exultation; disdain; hubris.
  6. A sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one; lofty self-respect; noble self-esteem; elevation of character; dignified bearing; proud delight; -- in a good sense.
  7. Lust; sexual desire; especially, excitement of sexual appetite in a female beast.
  8. That of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-congratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem, or of arrogant and presumptuous confidence, as beauty, ornament, noble character, children, etc.
  9. Alternative letter-case form of Pride (“festival for LGBT people").
  10. The small European lamprey species Petromyzon branchialis.
  11. Show; ostentation; glory.


  1. A festival primarily for LGBT people, usually organized annually within a city.
  2. Peoples.
  3. A movement encouraging no shame and positive approach to personal identity amongst LGBTQI.


  1. To take or experience pride in something; to be proud of it.

pride frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word pride occurs in english on average 35.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to pride


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