how to pronounce savant


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the above transcription of savant 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.

savant is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… what the treatment of savant syndrome is …”

meanings of savant


  1. A person who is considered eminent because of their achievements.
  2. A person of learning, especially one who is versed in literature or science.
  3. A person with significant mental disabilities who is very gifted in one area of activity, such as playing the piano or mental arithmetic.


  1. A surname​.

savant frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word savant occurs in english on average 0.2 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 savant 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 savant can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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