how to pronounce proof

/ˈpɹuf/

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proof frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word proof occurs in english on average 20.7 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.

proof is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… gaining power and the proof I am proof …”

meaning of proof

Proof is a piece of evidence that is used to support a claim or belief.

words with pronunciation similar to proof

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