how to pronounce carp


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carp is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… essentially give them carp blush we all …”

meanings of carp


  1. To say; to tell.
  2. To complain about a fault; to harp on.
  3. To find fault with; to censure.


  1. A surname​.
  2. Initialism of Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles, a Unificationist organization.


  1. Any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae, especially the common carp, Cyprinus carpio.

carp frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word carp occurs in english on average 1.4 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 carp 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 carp can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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