how to pronounce lister


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the above transcription of lister 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.

lister is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… with a British surgeon Joseph Lister no …”

meanings of lister


  1. One who, or that which, lists or produces a listing.
  2. A person or organisation that creates or maintains lists.
  3. A double-mouldboard plough that throws a deep furrow and at the same time plants and covers grain in the bottom of the furrow.
  4. A birdwatcher who keeps track of birds using different checklists.
  5. A spear armed with three or more prongs, for striking fish.


  1. An occupational surname for a textile dyer.

lister frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lister occurs in english on average 0.2 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 lister 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 lister can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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