how to pronounce buoy


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the above transcription of buoy 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.

buoy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… of this buoy but pretty much once we …”

meaning of buoy

Buoy is a floating object used to support or keep afloat.

buoy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word buoy occurs in english on average 0.8 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.

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