how to pronounce reverend


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the above transcription of reverend 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.

reverend is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… congrats to reverend as well …”

meanings of reverend


  1. Alternative letter-case form of reverend: a person who has received this designation and is entitled to use it publicly: a minister.
  2. A member of the Christian clergy; a minister.
  3. A title indicating respect, prefixed to the names of Christian clergy.


  1. Reverent.
  2. Worthy of reverence or respect.

reverend frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word reverend occurs in english on average 2.3 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 reverend 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 reverend can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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