how to pronounce mince


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mince is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… my taking a traditional mince pie now I …”

meanings of mince


  1. To cut into very small pieces; to chop fine.
  2. To walk with short steps; to walk in a prim, affected manner.
  3. To make less; make small.
  4. To effect mincingly.
  5. To say or utter vaguely, not directly or frankly.
  6. To act or talk with affected nicety; to affect delicacy in manner.
  7. To lessen; diminish; to diminish in speaking; speak of lightly or slightingly; minimise.
  8. To affect; to pronounce affectedly or with an accent.
  9. To suppress or weaken the force of.


  1. An eye (from mince pie).
  2. Finely chopped mixed fruit used in Christmas pies; mincemeat.
  3. An affected (often dainty or short and precise) gait.
  4. Finely chopped meat.
  5. An affected manner, especially of speaking; an affectation.

mince frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word mince occurs in english on average 3.1 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 mince can be related to

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