how to pronounce malign


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malign is pronounced in two syllables

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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


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


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

malign frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word malign occurs in english on average 0.7 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 malign 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 malign can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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