how to pronounce globe


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the above transcription of globe 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.

globe is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… why would there be a globe spinning in …”

meanings of globe


  1. A woman's breast.
  2. The planet Earth.
  3. Any spherical (or nearly spherical) object.
  4. A spherical model of Earth or any planet.
  5. A group.
  6. A circular military formation used in Ancient Rome, corresponding to the modern infantry square.
  7. A light bulb.


  1. To make spherical.
  2. To become spherical.


  1. An unincorporated community in Clark County, Wisconsin.
  2. A city, the county seat of Gila County, Arizona.

globe frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word globe occurs in english on average 15.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to globe


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