how to pronounce smarten


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smarten is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… georgia and other states to smarten up …”

meanings of smarten


  1. To augment with computer technology.
  2. To increase the speed of (one's travel on foot, etc.).
  3. To make smarter in appearance; to refurbish or spruce up.

smarten frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word smarten 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 smarten 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 smarten can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

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