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mitre is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of mitre in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… duration of the mitre program Delta …”
meanings of mitre
A gusset in sewing, etc.
A cap or cowl for a chimney or ventilation pipe.
A square with one triangular quarter missing from the outside.
The surface forming the bevelled end or edge of a piece where a miter joint is made; also, a joint formed or a junction effected by two beveled ends or edges; a miter joint.
A covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries, which has been made in many forms, mostly recently a tall cap with two points or peaks.
A 13th-century coin minted in Europe which circulated in Ireland as a debased counterfeit sterling penny, outlawed under Edward I.
To unite at an angle of 45°.
To adorn with a mitre.
mitre frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word mitre occurs in english on average 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.