how to pronounce amalgam


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amalgam is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… are a fantastical amalgam of tropes and …”

meanings of amalgam


  1. A combination of different things.
  2. One of the ingredients in an alloy.
  3. An alloy containing mercury.


  1. To amalgamate.

amalgam frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word amalgam occurs in english on average 0.6 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 amalgam 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 amalgam can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to amalgam


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