how to pronounce corset


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corset is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… from human skulls a corset made from a …”

meanings of corset


  1. A tight-fitting gown or basque worn by both men and women during the Middle Ages.
  2. A regulation that limited the growth of British banks' interest-bearing deposits.
  3. A woman's foundation garment, reinforced with stays, that supports the waistline, hips and bust.


  1. To restrict or confine.
  2. To enclose in a corset; to wear a corset.

corset frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word corset occurs in english on average 2.4 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.

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