how to pronounce commissary


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the above transcription of commissary 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.

commissary is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… out of the official commissary ramens …”

meanings of commissary


  1. A store primarily serving persons in an institution, most often soldiers or prisoners.
  2. A higher-ranking police officer.
  3. A cafeteria at a movie studio.
  4. An officer who supplies provisions to an army.
  5. One to whom is committed some charge, duty, or office, by a superior power; a commissioner.
  6. The judge in a commissary court.
  7. An officer of the bishop, who exercises ecclesiastical jurisdiction in parts of the diocese at a distance from the residence of the bishop.

commissary frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word commissary occurs in english on average 0.6 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 commissary 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 commissary can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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