how to pronounce exodus


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the above transcription of exodus 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.

exodus is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… in my book on Exodus the rationale Bible …”

meanings of exodus


  1. The second of the Books of Moses in the Old Testament of the Bible, the second book in the Torah describing the Exodus.
  2. The departure of the Hebrew slaves from Egypt under the leadership of Moses.


  1. A sudden departure of a large number of people.


  1. To depart from a place in a large group.

exodus frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word exodus occurs in english on average 6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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