how to pronounce famine

/ˈfæm.ɪn/

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famine is pronounced in two syllables

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fæmɪn

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

“… during a famine a final act of patronage …”

meanings of famine

noun:

  1. A period of extreme shortage of food in a region.
  2. Extreme shortage of food in a region.
  3. Starvation or malnutrition.
  4. Severe shortage or lack of something.

name:

  1. The personification of famine, often depicted riding a black horse.

words with pronunciation similar to famine

gaminlambkincabinlatinfirkinfacetforemansatintanninermine

words that rhyme with famine

examine

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