how to pronounce befriend

/bɪˈfɹɛnd/

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befriend is pronounced in two syllables

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bɪfɹɛnd

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

“… week afterwards I got to befriend more …”

meanings of befriend

verb:

  1. To act as a friend to, to assist.
  2. To favor.
  3. To become a friend of, to make friends with.

words with pronunciation similar to befriend

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