how to pronounce beset


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the above transcription of beset 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.

beset is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and all over the place and beset with …”

meanings of beset


  1. To surround or hem in.
  2. Of a ship, to get trapped by ice.
  3. To attack or assail, especially from all sides.
  4. To decorate something with jewels etc.

beset frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word beset occurs in english on average 2.7 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 beset 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 beset can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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