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benedict is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… I made an egg's Benedict brunch poutine …”

meanings of benedict


  1. A city and village in Kansas.
  2. A male given name from Latin, particularly of the sixth-century founder of the Benedictine order, and of several popes.
  3. A city and village in North Dakota.
  4. A census-designated place in Maryland.
  5. A patronymic surname​.
  6. A village in Nebraska.


  1. To poach and serve on an English muffin with ham or bacon and hollandaise sauce.
  2. To bless.


  1. A newly married man, especially one who was previously a confirmed bachelor.


  1. Having mild and salubrious qualities.

benedict frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word benedict occurs in english on average 5.4 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.

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