how to pronounce camouflage


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camouflage is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the utter opposite of camouflage and I …”

meanings of camouflage


  1. Clothes made from camouflage fabric, for concealment in combat or hunting.
  2. Resemblance of an organism to its surroundings for avoiding detection.
  3. The act of disguising.
  4. A pattern on clothing consisting of irregularly shaped patches that are either greenish/brownish, brownish/whitish, or bluish/whitish, as used by ground combat forces.
  5. The use of natural or artificial material on personnel, objects, or tactical positions with the aim of confusing, misleading, or evading the enemy.
  6. A disguise or covering up.


  1. To hide or disguise something by covering it up or changing the way it looks.

camouflage frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to camouflage


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