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blood is pronounced in one syllable

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

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meanings of blood


  1. Alternative letter-case form of Blood (member of a certain gang).
  2. A vital liquid flowing in the bodies of many types of animals that usually conveys nutrients and oxygen. In vertebrates, it is colored red by hemoglobin, is conveyed by arteries and veins, is pumped by the heart and is usually generated in bone marrow.
  3. One of the four humours in the human body.
  4. Temper of mind; disposition; mood.
  5. The juice of anything, especially if red.
  6. A family relationship due to birth, such as that between siblings; contrasted with relationships due to marriage or adoption (see blood relative, blood relation, by blood).
  7. A blood horse, one of good pedigree.
  8. Bloodshed.
  9. The sap or juice which flows in or from plants.
  10. A blood test or blood sample.
  11. A member of the Los Angeles gang The Bloods.
  12. A lively, showy man; a rake; a dandy.


  1. To let blood (from); to bleed.
  2. To cause something to be covered with blood; to bloody.
  3. To initiate into warfare or a blood sport, traditionally by smearing with the blood of the first kill witnessed.

blood frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word blood occurs in english on average 119.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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