how to pronounce coliseum


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the above transcription of coliseum 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.

coliseum is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… seen at the Coliseum but to the Roman …”

meanings of coliseum


  1. A large, often circular building, for indoor sporting events, exhibitions, concerts, etc.; arena.
  2. A large theatre, cinema, or stadium.

coliseum frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word coliseum 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 coliseum 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 coliseum can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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