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synod is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… up a council or Synod of lay people as …”

meanings of synod


  1. An administrative division of churches, either the entire denomination, as in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, or a mid-level division (middle judicatory, district) as in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
  2. A conjunction of two or more of the heavenly bodies.
  3. An ecclesiastic council or meeting to consult on church matters.
  4. An assembly or council having civil authority; a legislative body.

synod frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word synod occurs in english on average 0.8 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.

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