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How to Pronounce benign?

Correct pronunciation for the word "benign" is [bɪnˈa͡ɪn], [bɪnˈa‍ɪn], [b_ɪ_n_ˈaɪ_n].

"Benign" in context

Benign is an adjective used to describe something that is harmless or unthreatening. Benign can refer to people, places, or situations. Generally, a benign person, place, or thing is one that is not causing trouble, or is at least not causing any harm or danger.

In a medical context, the term "benign" has a different meaning, referring to a type of tumor or growth that is rarely cancerous and generally not dangerous. Benign tumors are typically slow-growing and do not spread.

What are similar-sounding words for benign?

Usage over time for benign:

This graph shows how "benign" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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