how to pronounce pure


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pure is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… motherly one I wanted to be the pure I …”

meanings of pure


  1. Free of flaws or imperfections; unsullied.
  2. Done for its own sake instead of serving another branch of science.
  3. Of a single, simple sound or tone; said of some vowels and the unaspirated consonants.
  4. Mere; that and that only.
  5. Free of foreign material or pollutants.
  6. Without harmonics or overtones; not harsh or discordant.
  7. Free of immoral behavior or qualities; clean.


  1. To cleanse; to refine.
  2. To hit (the ball) completely cleanly and accurately.


  1. Alternative form of puer (“dung (e.g. of dogs)").
  2. One who, or that which, is pure.


  1. To a great extent or degree; extremely; exceedingly.

pure frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word pure occurs in english on average 45.7 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 pure 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 pure can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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