how to pronounce valentine


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the above transcription of valentine 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.

valentine is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… diane valentine said i was so guarded …”

meanings of valentine


  1. A male given name from Latin in quiet but steady use since the 16th century.
  2. A female given name from Latin occasionally borrowed from French.
  3. A city, the county seat of Cherry County, Nebraska, United States.
  4. An English and Scottish surname derived from the male given name.
  5. Saint Valentine.
  6. A small town in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States, named for its founding date, Valentine's Day.


  1. A person to whom a valentine is given or from whom it is received, especially on February 14th.
  2. An expression of affection, especially romantic affection, usually in the form of greeting card, gift, or message given the object of one's affection, especially on February 14th.
  3. Alternative form of valentine.

valentine frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word valentine occurs in english on average 26.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics valentine 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 valentine can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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