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curry is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of curry


  1. An Irish surname, a variant of Corr.
  2. A village and townland in County Sligo, Ireland.
  3. An unincorporated community in Walker County, Alabama.
  4. An unincorporated community in Talladega County, Alabama.
  5. An unincorporated community in Pike County, Alabama.
  6. An Irish surname, anglicized from Irish Ó Comhraidhe.
  7. A Scottish surname, a variant of Currie.
  8. An Irish surname, a variant of Currie.
  9. A locale in the United States.
  10. A ghost town in Alaska.


  1. To perform currying upon.
  2. To dress (leather) after it is tanned by beating, rubbing, scraping and colouring.
  3. To cook or season with curry powder.
  4. To try to win or gain (favour) by flattering.
  5. To groom (a horse); to dress or rub down a horse with a curry comb.
  6. To cover (a distance); (of a projectile) to traverse (its range).
  7. To hurry.
  8. To beat, thrash; to drub.
  9. To scurry; to ride or run hastily.


  1. Obsolete form of quarry.
  2. Curry powder.
  3. A spiced sauce or relish, especially one flavoured with curry powder.
  4. One of a family of dishes originating from South Asian cuisine, flavoured by a spiced sauce.

curry frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word curry occurs in english on average 14.8 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.

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