how to pronounce atoll


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atoll is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Honolulu and the Midway Atoll where he …”

meanings of atoll


  1. A type of island consisting of a ribbon reef that nearly or entirely surrounds a lagoon and supports, in most cases, one to many islets on the reef platform. Atolls have a unique geology, so not all islands with a reef and a lagoon are atolls.

atoll frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word atoll occurs in english on average 0.2 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 atoll 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 atoll can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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