how to pronounce blight


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blight is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… to account will weaken the blight of …”

meanings of blight


  1. The bacterium, virus or fungus that causes such a condition.
  2. Anything that impedes growth or development or spoils any other aspect of life.
  3. Any of many plant diseases causing damage to, or the death of, leaves, fruit or other parts.


  1. To affect with blight; to blast; to prevent the growth and fertility of.
  2. To spoil or ruin (something).
  3. To suffer blight.

blight frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word blight occurs in english on average 1.5 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 blight 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 blight can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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