how to pronounce alabaster


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alabaster is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of alabaster


  1. A fine-grained white or lightly-tinted variety of gypsum, used ornamentally.
  2. An off-white colour, like that of alabaster.
  3. A variety of calcite, translucent and sometimes banded.


  1. Resembling alabaster: white, pale, translucent.
  2. Made of alabaster.

alabaster frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word alabaster occurs in english on average 0.8 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.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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