how to pronounce staunch


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staunch is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Jesse Owens a staunch Republican when …”

meanings of staunch


  1. Loyal, trustworthy, reliable.
  2. Dependable, persistent.


  1. To stop the flow of (blood).
  2. To stop, check, or deter an action.

staunch frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word staunch occurs in english on average 1.5 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 staunch 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 staunch can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to staunch


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