how to pronounce desist

/dɪˈsɪst/

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desist is pronounced in two syllables

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dɪsɪst

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

“… typical cease and desist verbiage you …”

meaning of desist

To desist is to stop or refrain from doing something.

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