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arch is pronounced in one syllable
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video examples of arch pronunciation
An example use of arch in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… 550 blocks another arch the arch of …”
meanings of arch
An architectural element having the shape of an arch.
An arc; a part of a curve.
Curved part of the bottom of a foot.
A natural arch-shaped opening in a rock mass.
An arch-shaped arrangement of trapezoidal stones, designed to redistribute downward force outward.
An inverted U shape.
Any place covered by an arch; an archway.
Initialism of autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity.
Knowing, clever, mischievous.
To form into an arch shape.
To cover with an arch or arches.
A diminutive of the male given names Archibald or Archie.
arch frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR
the word arch occurs in english on average 6.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.