how to pronounce paladin


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paladin is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… was a paladin for rational thinking and …”

meanings of paladin


  1. Any of the twelve Companions of the court of Emperor Charlemagne.
  2. A defender or advocate of a noble cause. (A defender of faith).
  3. A heroic champion (especially a knightly one).

paladin frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word paladin occurs in english on average 0.3 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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