how to pronounce bovine


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the above transcription of bovine 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.

bovine is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… an animal yeah bovine animals so that's …”

meanings of bovine


  1. Sluggish, dull, slow-witted.
  2. Belonging to the family, subfamily, tribe, or genera including cows, buffalo, and bison.
  3. Of or pertaining to cattle.


  1. An animal of the family, subfamily, tribe, or genera including cattle, buffaloes and bison.

bovine frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bovine occurs in english on average 0.7 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 bovine 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 bovine can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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