how to pronounce redound


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redound is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it doesn't redound to my detriment that …”

meanings of redound


  1. To roll back; to be sent or driven back.
  2. To reflect (honour, shame etc.) to or onto someone.
  3. To arise from or out of something.
  4. To contribute to the honour, shame etc. of a person or organisation.
  5. To contribute to an advantage or disadvantage for someone or something.
  6. To attach, come back, accrue to someone; to reflect back on or upon someone (of honour, shame etc.).
  7. To reverberate, to echo.
  8. To swell up (of water, waves etc.); to overflow, to surge (of bodily fluids).


  1. A coming back, as an effect or consequence; a return.

redound frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word redound occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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