how to pronounce matriarch


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matriarch is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… much the matriarch of that family …”

meanings of matriarch


  1. The dominant female in a family group of elephants.
  2. A female founder of a political or religious movement, an organization or an enterprise.
  3. A female leader of a family, a tribe or an ethnic or religious group.

matriarch frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word matriarch 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.

topics matriarch 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 matriarch can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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