How to Pronounce doyen?

Correct pronunciation for the word "doyen" is [dˈɔ͡ɪən], [dˈɔ‍ɪən], [d_ˈɔɪ_ə_n].

"Doyen" in context

A doyen is someone who is highly respected in a particular field or profession. They are often seen as a leader within the industry and someone who is looked up to. A doyen is generally highly experienced, knowledgeable and successful. They may have been in the field for many years, and are seen as very experienced in their particular field.

The position of doyen is seen as an honor, as it represents recognition by the industry of their expertise and experience.Often, a doyen will have a large network of contacts, and may be seen as an important advisor to those in the industry.

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