how to pronounce funnel


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funnel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Oh funnel is an online platform for …”

meanings of funnel


  1. To consume (beer, etc.) rapidly through a funnel, typically as a stunt at a party.
  2. To use a funnel.
  3. To channel, direct, or focus (emotions, money, resources, etc.).
  4. To proceed through a narrow gap or passageway akin to a funnel; to condense or narrow.


  1. A utensil in the shape of an inverted hollow cone terminating in a narrow pipe, for channeling liquids or granular material; typically used when transferring said substances from any container into ones with a significantly smaller opening.
  2. Alternative form of fummel (“hybrid animal").
  3. A passage or avenue for a fluid or flowing substance; specifically, a smoke flue or pipe; the chimney of a steamship or the like.

funnel frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word funnel occurs in english on average 2.6 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 funnel 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 funnel can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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