how to pronounce cacophony


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the above transcription of cacophony 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.

cacophony is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… enveloped in this cacophony of tulle and …”

meanings of cacophony


  1. A mix of discordant sounds; dissonance.

cacophony frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cacophony occurs in english on average 1.2 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 cacophony 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 cacophony can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to cacophony


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