how to pronounce foliage


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the above transcription of foliage 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.

foliage is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… paintings of foliage in a rural setting …”

meanings of foliage


  1. The leaves of plants.
  2. Fall foliage.
  3. An architectural ornament representing foliage.

foliage frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word foliage occurs in english on average 3.8 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 foliage 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 foliage can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to foliage


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