how to pronounce malign

/məˈlaɪn/

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malign is pronounced in two syllables

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məlaɪn

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

“… ruler of west africa's malign empire …”

meanings of malign

adjective:

  1. Evil or malignant in disposition, nature, intent or influence.
  2. Malignant.
  3. Malevolent.

verb:

  1. To treat with malice; to show hatred toward; to abuse; to wrong.
  2. To make defamatory statements about; to slander or traduce.

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