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How to Pronounce de?

Correct pronunciation for the word "de" is [dˈə], [dˈə], [d_ˈə].

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"De" in context

De is a Latin conjunction translating to English as "but," "and," or "yet." It is derived from the Latin particle de, which is part of the ablative case. Traditionally, de is used to introduce a contrast or concessionary clause following an idea previously expressed. It can also introduce a secondary or explanatory clause in order to add more color and detail to a narrative. De is a major coordinating conjunction found in Latin texts, though it is found less frequently in modern writings.

In Latin literature, de may also be used to form connectives between words, phrases, or separate clauses.

What are similar-sounding words for de?

Usage over time for de:

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


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