how to pronounce centaur


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centaur is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… eros after burying the centaur Heracles …”

meanings of centaur


  1. A mythical beast having a horse's body with a man's head and torso in place of the head and neck of the horse.
  2. A U.S. upper stage, with a restartable liquid-propellant engine, used with an Atlas or Titan booster to launch satellites and probes.
  3. One of a race of monsters having a head, torso, and arms of a man, and the body and legs of a horse. Often depicted as rowdy drunkards, with Chiron being a notable exception.
  4. A chess-playing team comprising a human player and a computer who work together.
  5. A skillful horseman or horsewoman.
  6. An icy planetoid that orbits the Sun between Jupiter and Neptune.

centaur frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word centaur occurs in english on average 0.7 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 centaur 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 centaur can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to centaur


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