how to pronounce inventory


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the above transcription of inventory 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.

inventory is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… in a time that inventory was lean …”

meanings of inventory


  1. A space containing the items available to a character for immediate use.
  2. A detailed list of all of the items on hand.
  3. The process of producing or updating such a list.
  4. The stock of an item on hand at a particular location or business.


  1. To take stock of the resources or items on hand; to produce an inventory.

inventory frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word inventory occurs in english on average 8.3 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 inventory 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 inventory can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to inventory


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