how to pronounce purport

/pəˈpɔːt/

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purport is pronounced in two syllables

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pəpɔːt

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

“… and scrutiny they purport to achieve it …”

meanings of purport

verb:

  1. To convey, imply, or profess outwardly (often falsely).
  2. To intend.

noun:

  1. Disguise; covering.
  2. Import, intention or purpose.

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