how to pronounce africa


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the above transcription of africa 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.

africa is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of africa in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… off the coast of Africa I've been on …”

meanings of africa


  1. Sub-Saharan Africa.
  2. The continent that is south of Europe, east of the Atlantic Ocean, west of the Indian Ocean and north of Antarctica.
  3. A province of the Roman Empire containing what is now modern Tunisia and portions of Libya.
  4. A surname​.


  1. Africa.

africa frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word africa occurs in english on average 67.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics africa 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 africa can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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