how to pronounce agape

/əˈɡɛɪp/

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agape frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word agape occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

agape is pronounced in two syllables

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əɡɛɪp

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

“… um undergirded by an agape ethic were …”

meanings of agape

noun:

  1. A love feast, especially one held in the early Christian Church in connection with the Eucharist.
  2. Spiritual, altruistic, beneficial love which wills good for others.
  3. The love of God for mankind, or the benevolent love of Christians for others.

adjective:

  1. In a state of astonishment, wonder, expectation, or eager attention; as with mouth hanging open.
  2. Wide open.

adverb:

  1. Open wide.
  2. In a state of astonishment, wonder, expectation, or eager attention.

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