how to pronounce apricot


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the above transcription of apricot 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.

apricot is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… here's some apricot bites again just …”

meanings of apricot


  1. A pale yellow-orange colour, like that of an apricot fruit.
  2. The apricot tree, Prunus armeniaca.
  3. A testicle.
  4. A dog with an orange-coloured coat.
  5. A round sweet and juicy stone fruit, resembling peach or plum in taste, with a yellow-orange flesh, lightly fuzzy skin and a large seed inside.
  6. The junction of the brain and brain stem on a target, used as an aiming point to ensure a one-shot kill.


  1. Of a pale yellowish-orange colour, like that of an apricot.

apricot frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word apricot occurs in english on average 4.5 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 apricot 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 apricot can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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