how to pronounce boat


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the above transcription of boat 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.

boat is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… she was thrown from the boat her body …”

meaning of boat

A boat is a watercraft with a hull and a deck.

boat frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word boat occurs in english on average 41.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics boat 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 boat can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to boat


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