how to pronounce dub


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dub is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… with a dub let's go and cory does not …”

meanings of dub


  1. To name, to entitle, to call.
  2. (heading) To strike, rub, or dress smooth; to dab.
  3. To make a noise by brisk drumbeats.
  4. To make a copy from an original or master audio tape.
  5. To open or close.
  6. To add sound to film or change audio on film.
  7. To clothe or invest; to ornament; to adorn.
  8. To replace the original soundtrack of a film with a synchronized translation.
  9. To strike cloth with teasels to raise a nap.
  10. To rub or dress with grease, as leather in the process of currying it.
  11. To dress a fishing fly.
  12. To mix audio tracks to produce a new sound; to remix.
  13. To do something badly.
  14. To dress with an adze.
  15. In golf, to execute a shot poorly.
  16. To prepare (a gamecock) for fighting, by trimming the hackles and cutting off the comb and wattles.
  17. (now historical) To confer knighthood; the conclusion of the ceremony was marked by a tap on the shoulder with a sword.
  18. To deem.


  1. An unskillful, awkward person.
  2. The replacement of a voice part in a movie or cartoon, particularly with a translation; an instance of dubbing.
  3. Initialism of dysfunctional uterine bleeding.
  4. A key, especially a master key; a lockpick.
  5. A blow, thrust, or poke.
  6. A style of reggae music involving mixing of different audio tracks.
  7. A piece of graffiti in metallic colour with a thick black outline.
  8. A wheel rim measuring 20 inches or more.
  9. A mostly instrumental remix with all or part of the vocals removed.
  10. A trend in music starting in 2009, in which bass distortion is synced off timing to electronic dance music.
  11. A pool or puddle.
  12. A twenty dollar sack of marijuana.
  13. A Dubliner.
  14. A lock.


  1. University of Dublin, used especially following post-nominal letters indicating status as a graduate.

dub frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word dub occurs in english on average 2.6 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 dub 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 dub can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to dub


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