how to pronounce providence


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the above transcription of providence is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

providence is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… engineer his return to Providence but at …”

meaning of providence

Providence is a state of affairs in which God or a higher power is believed to be guiding the course of events.

providence frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word providence occurs in english on average 2.1 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.

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