how to pronounce prove


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prove is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… to court in order to prove that I'm a …”

meanings of prove


  1. Alternative form of proof (“allow (dough) to rise; test the activeness of (yeast)").
  2. To turn out; to manifest.
  3. To demonstrate that something is true or viable; to give proof for.
  4. Simple past tense of proove.
  5. To put to the test, to make trial of.
  6. To turn out to be.
  7. To experience.
  8. To take a trial impression of; to take a proof of.
  9. To ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify.


  1. The process of dough proofing.

prove frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word prove occurs in english on average 41.9 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 prove 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 prove can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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