how to pronounce fossil


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the above transcription of fossil 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.

fossil is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… emissions from burning fossil fuels and …”

meaning of fossil

Fossil is a trace or remains of an organism or plant that lived in the past.

fossil frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word fossil occurs in english on average 4.4 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 fossil 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 fossil can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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