how to pronounce hollywood


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the above transcription of hollywood 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.

hollywood is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… with one of my Hollywood friends I want …”

meanings of hollywood


  1. The American motion picture industry, regardless of location.
  2. A village in Wythall parish, Bromsgrove district, Worcestershire, England (OS grid ref SP0877).
  3. An area in Los Angeles, known as the center of the American motion picture industry.


  1. Resembling or relating to the Hollywood movie industry.


  1. A waxing practice that removes all of the pubic hair, unlike a Brazilian which leaves a small strip behind.

hollywood frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word hollywood occurs in english on average 26.5 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 hollywood 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 hollywood can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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