how to pronounce diadem


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diadem is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… caesar with a diadem essentially a crown …”

meanings of diadem


  1. Regal power; sovereignty; empire—considered as symbolized by the crown.
  2. An ornamental headband worn as a badge of royalty.
  3. An arch rising from the rim of a crown (rarely also of a coronet), and uniting with others over its centre.
  4. A crown.


  1. To adorn with a diadem; to crown.

diadem frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word diadem occurs in english on average 0.3 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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