how to pronounce introit


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introit is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of introit


  1. A composition of vocal music sung at the opening of a church service.
  2. An introduction.
  3. An anthem or psalm sung before a Communion service.
  4. A psalm sung or chanted immediately before the collect, epistle, and gospel, and while the priest is entering within the rails of the altar, which begins with the line “Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine" (“Grant them eternal rest, O Lord").
  5. A part of a psalm or other portion of the Bible read or sung at Mass immediately after the priest ascends to the altar.
  6. The action of entering or going in; an entrance.
  7. The first few words of the office (“daily service") for a particular day, sometimes used to refer to the day.

introit frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word introit occurs in english on average 0 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 introit 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 introit can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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