how to pronounce ambient


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the above transcription of ambient 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.

ambient is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and just have ambient air run through …”

meanings of ambient


  1. Containing objects or describing a setting that one is interested in.
  2. Evoking or creating an atmosphere: atmospheric.
  3. Encompassing on all sides; surrounding; encircling; enveloping.
  4. Relating to, or suitable for, storage at room temperature.


  1. A type of modern music that creates a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere.
  2. Something that surrounds; encompassing material, substance or shape.
  3. The atmosphere; the surrounding air or sky; atmospheric components collectively such as air, clouds, water vapour, hail, etc.

ambient frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ambient occurs in english on average 3.1 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 ambient 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 ambient can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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