how to pronounce durable


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durable is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… has the soft supple durable feel of …”

meanings of durable


  1. Able to resist wear, decay; lasting; enduring.


  1. A durable thing, one useful over more than one period, especially a year.

durable frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word durable occurs in english on average 4.1 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 durable 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 durable can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with durable


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