how to pronounce color


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the above transcription of color 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.

color is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of color pronunciation

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

“… is in bloom or in color just one of the …”

meaning of color

Color is a word that refers to the visual perception of light reflected from a surface.

color frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word color occurs in english on average 160.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics color 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 color can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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