how to pronounce endear


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endear is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… not endear him to farmers this lamb on a …”

meanings of endear


  1. To make (something) more expensive; to increase the cost of.
  2. To make (something) more precious or valuable.
  3. To stress (something) as important; to exaggerate.
  4. To make (someone) dear or precious.

endear frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word endear occurs in english on average 0.5 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 endear 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 endear can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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