how to pronounce cower


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the above transcription of cower 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.

cower is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… not to cower not to run away …”

meanings of cower


  1. To crouch in general.
  2. To cause to cower; to frighten into submission.
  3. To cherish with care.
  4. To crouch or cringe, or to avoid or shy away from something, in fear.

cower frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cower occurs in english on average 0.8 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 cower 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 cower can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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