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puritan is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… she was a puritan and what do puritans …”

meanings of puritan


  1. A member of a particular Protestant religious sect advocating greater purity and piety.
  2. A puritanical person.


  1. Acting or behaving according to the Puritan morals (e.g. propagating modesty), especially with regard to pleasure, nudity and sex.

puritan frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word puritan occurs in english on average 1 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.

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