how to pronounce repentance


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the above transcription of repentance is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

repentance is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… in a penance in repentance in paying …”

meanings of repentance


  1. The condition of being penitent.
  2. A feeling of regret or remorse for doing wrong or sinning.

repentance frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word repentance occurs in english on average 4.4 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.

words that rhyme with repentance


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