how to pronounce cotton


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the above transcription of cotton 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.

cotton is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… impact on the cotton crop in west texas …”

meaning of cotton

Cotton is a plant that grows in warm, moist areas.

cotton frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word cotton occurs in english on average 23.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to cotton


words that rhyme with cotton


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