how to pronounce mauve


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the above transcription of mauve 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.

mauve is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… little more like mauve and can add icon …”

meanings of mauve


  1. A bright purple synthetic dye.
  2. The colour of this dye; a pale purple or violet colour.


  1. Having a pale purple colour.

mauve frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mauve occurs in english on average 0.9 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 mauve 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 mauve can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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