how to pronounce hostel


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the above transcription of hostel 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.

hostel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in the $30 a month a night hostel right …”

meanings of hostel


  1. A temporary refuge for the homeless providing a bed and sometimes food.
  2. A commercial overnight lodging place, with dormitory accommodation and shared facilities, especially a youth hostel.
  3. A small, unendowed college in Oxford or Cambridge.


  1. To stay in a hostel as part of a travel.

hostel frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hostel occurs in english on average 5.3 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 hostel 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 hostel can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with hostel


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