how to pronounce emboss


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emboss is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… cool because it will emboss pictures for …”

meanings of emboss


  1. Of a hunted animal: to take shelter in a wood or forest.
  2. To surround; to ensheath; to immerse; to beset.
  3. To raise in relief from a surface, as an ornament, a head on a coin, etc.
  4. To mark or decorate with a raised design or symbol.
  5. To drive (an animal) to extremity; to exhaust, to make foam at the mouth.
  6. To hide or conceal in a thicket; to imbosk; to enclose, shelter, or shroud in a wood.

emboss frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word emboss occurs in english on average 2.1 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 emboss 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 emboss can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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