how to pronounce zenith


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zenith is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Rome but at its zenith in 117 C II it …”

meanings of zenith


  1. The point in the sky vertically above a given position or observer; the point in the celestial sphere opposite the nadir.
  2. Highest point or state; peak.
  3. The highest point in the sky reached by a celestial body.

zenith frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word zenith occurs in english on average 2.3 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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