how to pronounce purport


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purport is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… articles rather they at least purport to …”

meanings of purport


  1. To convey, imply, or profess outwardly (often falsely).
  2. To intend.


  1. Disguise; covering.
  2. Import, intention or purpose.

purport frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word purport occurs in english on average 0.7 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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