how to pronounce benefice


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benefice is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of benefice


  1. Land granted to a priest in a church that has a source of income attached to it.
  2. An estate in lands; a fief.
  3. A favour or benefit.


  1. To bestow a benefice upon.

benefice frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word benefice occurs in english on average 0.3 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 benefice 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 benefice can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to benefice


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