how to pronounce convoy


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convoy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… heavily armed convoy of contractors with …”

meanings of convoy


  1. The act of convoying; protection.
  2. One or more merchant ships sailing in company to the same general destination under the protection of naval vessels.
  3. A group of vehicles travelling together for safety, especially one with an escort.


  1. A village in Ohio.
  2. A village in Ireland.


  1. To escort a group of vehicles, and provide protection.

convoy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word convoy occurs in english on average 1.5 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 convoy 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 convoy can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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