how to pronounce adhere


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adhere is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of adhere in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… have to adhere to the stereotypes pushed …”

meanings of adhere


  1. To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree.
  2. To affirm a judgment.
  3. To be attached or devoted by personal union, in belief, on principle, etc.
  4. To stick fast or cleave, as a glutinous substance does; to become joined or united.

adhere frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word adhere occurs in english on average 3.4 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 adhere 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 adhere can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to adhere


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