how to pronounce foment


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the above transcription of foment 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.

foment is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… uh foment grievance where no grievance …”

meanings of foment


  1. To apply a poultice to; to bathe with a cloth or sponge.
  2. To incite or cause troublesome acts; to encourage; to instigate.


  1. Fomentation.

foment frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word foment 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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