how to pronounce foundry


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foundry is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… plant foundry underground books there's …”

meanings of foundry


  1. A facility that melts metals in special furnaces and pours the molten metal into molds to make products. Foundries are usually specified according to the type of metal dealt with: iron foundry, brass foundry, etc.
  2. A semiconductor fabrication plant in the microelectronics industry.
  3. The act, process, or art of casting metals; founding.

foundry frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word foundry occurs in english on average 0.7 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 foundry 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 foundry can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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