how to pronounce amber


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amber is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… path out which is a deep amber and so it …”

meanings of amber


  1. A hard, generally yellow to brown translucent fossil resin, used for jewellery. One variety, blue amber, appears blue rather than yellow under direct sunlight.
  2. A yellow-orange colour.
  3. The stop codon (nucleotide triplet) "UAG", or a mutant which has this stop codon at a premature place in its DNA sequence.
  4. The intermediate light in a set of three traffic lights, which when illuminated indicates that drivers should stop short of the intersection if it is safe to do so.
  5. Ambergris, the waxy product of the sperm whale.


  1. A city in Rajasthan, India, also known as Amer.
  2. A river in Derbyshire, England, which joins the River Derwent at Ambergate.
  3. A female given name from Hindi.
  4. A surname of uncertain origin.
  5. A female given name from English, popular in the 1980s and the 1990s.


  1. To preserve in amber.
  2. To take on the yellow colour of amber.
  3. To cause to take on the yellow colour of amber.
  4. To perfume or flavour with ambergris.


  1. Of a brownish yellow colour, like that of most amber.

amber frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word amber occurs in english on average 16.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) transport and travel;

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