how to pronounce devour


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the above transcription of devour 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.

devour is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and devour it so she lamashtu is …”

meaning of devour

Devour means to eat or destroy something completely.

devour frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word devour occurs in english on average 1.1 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 devour 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 devour can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to devour


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