how to pronounce pedant


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pedant is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of pedant


  1. A teacher or schoolmaster.
  2. A person who is overly concerned with formal rules and trivial points of learning.
  3. A person who emphasizes their knowledge through strict adherence to rules of vocabulary and grammar.


  1. Pedantic.

pedant frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pedant 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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