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vegan is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… have chosen to be vegan so they would …”

meanings of vegan


  1. Relating to vegans or veganism.
  2. Relating to Vega (the star).
  3. Committed to avoiding any product or practice that inherently involves animal use.
  4. Not containing animal products (meat, eggs, milk, leather, etc) or inherently involving animal use.


  1. A person who does not eat, drink or otherwise consume any animal products.
  2. Someone from Vega, which is either a town in Norway, Sweden, or Texas, or (science fiction) the system of the star.
  3. A person committed to avoiding products and practices that inherently involve animal use, including all foods containing animal products, and to abstaining from direct and intentional harm to animals as far as possible; an adherent to veganism.

vegan frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word vegan occurs in english on average 19.5 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.

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