how to pronounce pundit


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the above transcription of pundit 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.

pundit is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… any media pundit who turns up to comment …”

meanings of pundit


  1. A learned person in India; someone with knowledge of Sanskrit, philosophy, religion and law; a Hindu scholar.
  2. A native surveyor in British India, trained to carry out clandestine surveillance beyond British borders.
  3. An expert in a particular field, especially as called upon to provide comment or opinion in the media; a commentator, a critic.

pundit frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pundit occurs in english on average 0.4 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 pundit 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 pundit can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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