how to pronounce recant


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recant is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… all the ex-founders to recant and start …”

meanings of recant


  1. To withdraw or repudiate a statement or opinion formerly expressed, especially formally and publicly.

recant frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word recant occurs in english on average 0.2 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 recant 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 recant can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to recant


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