how to pronounce cow


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the above transcription of cow 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.

cow is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… years that's been their cash cow it's …”

meaning of cow

A cow is an animal that produces milk.

cow frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word cow occurs in english on average 15.1 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 cow 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 cow can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to cow


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