how to pronounce metropolis

/mətˈɹɑːpələs/

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metropolis frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word metropolis occurs in english on average 1.6 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.

metropolis is pronounced in four syllables

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mətɹɑːpələs

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

“… right now is the sprawling metropolis of …”

meanings of metropolis

noun:

  1. A large, busy city, especially as the main city in an area or country or as distinguished from surrounding rural areas.
  2. The see of a metropolitan archbishop, ranking above its suffragan diocesan bishops.
  3. A generic focus in the distribution of plants or animals.
  4. The mother (founding) polis (city state) of a colony.

name:

  1. A classical city site in Anatolia (Turkey).
  2. A ghost town in Elko County, Nevada, United States.
  3. A city, the county seat of Massac County, Illinois, United States.

words with pronunciation similar to metropolis

necropolisacropolismeticulousmonopolist

words that rhyme with metropolis

necropolisacropolis

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