how to pronounce purveyor


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purveyor is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… um especially when the purveyor of that …”

meanings of purveyor


  1. Someone who supplies what is needed, especially food.
  2. A procurer; a pimp.
  3. An officer who provided provisions for the king's household.

purveyor frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word purveyor occurs in english on average 0.9 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 purveyor 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 purveyor can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to purveyor


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