how to pronounce mine


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mine is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… recently some friends of mine went to …”

meanings of mine


  1. To remove (ore) from the ground.
  2. To dig into, for ore or metal.
  3. To damage (a vehicle or ship) with a mine (an explosive device).
  4. To dig a tunnel or hole; to burrow in the earth.
  5. To dig away, or otherwise remove, the substratum or foundation of; to lay a mine under; to sap; to undermine.
  6. To pick one's nose.
  7. To ruin or destroy by slow degrees or secret means.
  8. To earn new units of cryptocurrency by doing certain calculations.
  9. To sow mines (the explosive devices) in (an area).


  1. An excavation from which ore or solid minerals are taken, especially one consisting of underground tunnels.
  2. The cavity made by a caterpillar while feeding inside a leaf.
  3. A device intended to explode when stepped upon or touched, or when approached by a ship, vehicle, or person.
  4. A passage dug toward or underneath enemy lines, which is then packed with explosives.
  5. Any source of wealth or resources.
  6. A type of firework that explodes on the ground, shooting sparks upward.
  7. Alternative form of mien.
  8. A machine or network of machines used to extract units of a cryptocurrency.


  1. Alternative letter-case form of mine often used when speaking as God or another important figure who is understood from context.
  2. My; belonging to me; that which belongs to me.
  3. Used substantively, with an implied noun.
  4. Used predicatively.
  5. Used absolutely, set off from the sentence.


  1. Used attributively before a vowel.
  2. My; belonging to me.
  3. Used attributively after the noun it modifies.

mine frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word mine occurs in english on average 132.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mine 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 mine can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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