how to pronounce ampersand


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the above transcription of ampersand 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.

ampersand is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of ampersand


  1. The symbol "&".


  1. To add an ampersand to.

ampersand frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ampersand occurs in english on average 0.4 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 ampersand 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 ampersand can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to ampersand


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