how to pronounce clump


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clump is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… to clump I don't like because it's I …”

meanings of clump


  1. A thick group or bunch, especially of bushes or hair.
  2. A cluster or lump; an unshaped piece or mass.
  3. The compressed clay of coal strata.
  4. A thick addition to the sole of a shoe.
  5. A dull thud.
  6. A small group of trees or plants.


  1. To gather in dense groups.
  2. To strike; to beat.
  3. To walk with heavy footfalls.
  4. To form clusters or lumps.

clump frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word clump occurs in english on average 1 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 clump 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 clump can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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