how to pronounce mettle


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mettle is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to test his own mettle often coming out …”

meanings of mettle


  1. A quality of endurance and courage.
  2. Good temperament and character.
  3. Metal; a metallic substance.

mettle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mettle occurs in english on average 0.8 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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