how to pronounce pledge


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pledge is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… under God to the pledge with one of the …”

meaning of pledge

Pledge is a promise to support or defend someone or something.

pledge frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word pledge occurs in english on average 6.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to pledge


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