how to pronounce colony


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the above transcription of colony 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.

colony is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… self-sustaining Martian colony but if …”

meaning of colony

A colony is a group of animals, plants, or people living in a particular area.

colony frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word colony occurs in english on average 5.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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