how to pronounce mater


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mater is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Belgian playwright Maurice Mater linked …”

meanings of mater


  1. Mother.
  2. Someone or something that mates.
  3. A meninx; the dura mater, arachnoid mater, or pia mater of the brain.
  4. Alternative form of 'mater (“tomato").

mater frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word mater occurs in english on average 2.2 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 mater 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 mater can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to mater


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