how to pronounce carton


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the above transcription of carton 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.

carton is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of carton


  1. A small disc within the bullseye of a target.
  2. A pack of cigarettes, usually ten, wrapped in cellophane or packed in a light cardboard box.
  3. An inexpensive, disposable box-like container fashioned from either paper, paper with wax-covering (wax paper), or other lightweight material.
  4. A shot that strikes this disc.
  5. A cardboard box that holds (usually 24) beer bottles or cans.
  6. A kind of thin pasteboard.


  1. To put in a carton.


  1. A surname​.

carton frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word carton occurs in english on average 2.5 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 carton 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 carton can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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