how to pronounce dote


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dote is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… home you dote on that there's like an …”

meanings of dote


  1. To act in a foolish manner; to be senile.
  2. To be weakly or foolishly fond of somebody.


  1. A darling, a cutie.
  2. An imbecile; a dotard.

dote frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dote occurs in english on average 0.2 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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