how to pronounce compost


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the above transcription of compost 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.

compost is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… eaten it turns into compost right for …”

meanings of compost


  1. A mixture; a compound.
  2. The decayed remains of organic matter that has rotted into a natural fertilizer.


  1. To produce compost, let organic matter decay into fertilizer.

compost frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word compost occurs in english on average 6.1 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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