how to pronounce cacao


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the above transcription of cacao 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.

cacao is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… she looks for suppliers for cacao beans …”

meanings of cacao


  1. A tree, Theobroma cacao, whose seed is used to make chocolate.
  2. This tree's seed, the cocoa bean.

cacao frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cacao occurs in english on average 1.3 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 cacao 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 cacao can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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