how to pronounce mar


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the above transcription of mar 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.

mar is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… meanwhile taco del mar offers up the …”

meanings of mar


  1. A small lake.
  2. A blemish.
  3. A title of respect in Syriac, given to all saints and also used before the Christian names of bishops.
  4. Initialism of modified aspect ratio.


  1. An earldom in the Scottish peerage.
  2. Alternative form of Mar.


  1. To spoil; to ruin; to scathe; to damage.

mar frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word mar occurs in english on average 4.1 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.

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