how to pronounce cypress


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the above transcription of cypress 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.

cypress is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and this professor at cypress community …”

meanings of cypress


  1. An evergreen coniferous tree with flattened shoots bearing small scale-like leaves, whose dark foliage is sometimes associated with mourning, in family Cupressaceae, especially the genera Cupressus and Chamaecyparis.
  2. Alternative form of Cyprus (“type of fabric").


  1. A city in Orange County, California, United States.

cypress frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cypress occurs in english on average 1 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 cypress 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 cypress can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to cypress


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