how to pronounce conclave


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conclave is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of conclave


  1. The set of apartments within which the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church are continuously secluded while engaged in choosing a pope.
  2. The group of Roman Catholic cardinals locked in a conclave until they elect a new pope; the body of cardinals.
  3. A private meeting; a close or secret assembly.

conclave frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word conclave occurs in english on average 0.4 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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