how to pronounce flour


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the above transcription of flour 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.

flour is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… capsules and use the flour that comes …”

meanings of flour


  1. Powder of other material.
  2. Obsolete form of flower.
  3. The food made by grinding and bolting cleaned wheat (not durum or red durum) until it meets specified levels of fineness, dryness, and freedom from bran and germ, also containing any of certain enzymes, ascorbic acid, and certain bleaching agents.
  4. Powder obtained by grinding or milling cereal grains, especially wheat, or other foodstuffs such as soybeans and potatoes, and used to bake bread, cakes, and pastry.


  1. To reduce to flour.
  2. To break up into fine globules of mercury in the amalgamation process.
  3. To apply flour to something; to cover with flour.

flour frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word flour occurs in english on average 64.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics flour 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 flour can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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