how to pronounce fissure


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the above transcription of fissure 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.

fissure is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… with the fissure eights um kilauea 2018 …”

meanings of fissure


  1. A crack or opening, as in a rock.
  2. A groove, deep furrow, elongated cleft, or tear; a sulcus.


  1. To split, forming fissures.

fissure frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fissure occurs in english on average 0.2 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 fissure 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 fissure can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to fissure


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