how to pronounce churn


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churn is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… significant churn they saw churn away …”

meanings of churn


  1. To agitate rapidly and repetitively, or to stir with a rowing or rocking motion; generally applies to liquids, notably cream.
  2. To continually sign up for new credit cards in order to earn signup bonuses, airline miles, and other benefits.
  3. To produce excessive and sometimes undesirable or unproductive activity or motion.
  4. To repeatedly cancel and rebook a reservation in order to refresh ticket time limits or other fare rule restrictions.
  5. To move rapidly and repetitively with a rocking motion; to tumble, mix or shake.
  6. To stop using a company's product or service.


  1. Cyclic activity that achieves nothing.
  2. A vessel used for churning, especially for producing butter.
  3. The time when a consumer switches his/her service provider.
  4. Customer attrition; the phenomenon or rate of customers leaving a company.
  5. The mass of people who are ready to switch carriers.

churn frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word churn occurs in english on average 1.9 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 churn 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 churn can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

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