how to pronounce nectar


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the above transcription of nectar 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.

nectar is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… their burning of the nectar very quickly …”

meanings of nectar


  1. Any delicious drink, now especially a type of sweetened fruit juice.
  2. The sweet liquid secreted by flowers to attract pollinating insects and birds.
  3. The drink of the gods.


  1. To feed on nectar.

nectar frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word nectar occurs in english on average 3.8 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 nectar 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 nectar can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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