how to pronounce baste


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the above transcription of baste 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.

baste is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… make a at I baste curry or a coconut …”

meanings of baste


  1. To beat with a stick; to cudgel.
  2. To coat over something.
  3. To sew with long or loose stitches, as for temporary use, or in preparation for gathering the fabric.
  4. To sprinkle flour and salt and drip butter or fat on, as on meat in roasting.
  5. To mark (sheep, etc.) with tar.


  1. A basting; a sprinkling of drippings etc. in cooking.

baste frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word baste occurs in english on average 0.2 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 baste 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 baste can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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