how to pronounce harbor


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harbor is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of harbor


  1. A mixing box for materials.
  2. A house of the zodiac, or the mansion of a heavenly body.
  3. A sheltered expanse of water, adjacent to land, in which ships may anchor or dock, especially for loading and unloading. A harbor, even if it is a little harbor, is a good thing, since adventurers come into it as well as go out, and the life in it grows strong, because it takes something from the world, and has something to give in return - Sarah Orne Jewett.
  4. Any place of shelter.
  5. Shelter, refuge.


  1. To provide a harbor or safe place for.
  2. To drive (a hunted stag) to covert.
  3. To hold or persistently entertain in one's thoughts or mind.
  4. To take refuge or shelter in a protected expanse of water.


  1. A surname​.
  2. A census-designated place in Curry County, Oregon, United States.

harbor frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word harbor occurs in english on average 8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) transport and travel;

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