how to pronounce cocoon


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cocoon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… not trying to keep a cocoon of sameness …”

meanings of cocoon


  1. Any similar protective case, whether real or metaphorical.
  2. The silky protective case spun by the larvae of some insects in which they metamorphose, the pupa.


  1. To envelop in a protective case.
  2. To withdraw into such a case.

cocoon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cocoon occurs in english on average 1.7 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 cocoon 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 cocoon can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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