how to pronounce nor


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the above transcription of nor 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.

nor is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of nor in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… out racism nor is being an ally you got …”

meanings of nor


  1. A function word introducing each except the first term of a series, indicating none of them is true.
  2. Than.
  3. And not (introducing a negative statement, without necessarily following one).
  4. Used to introduce a further negative statement.


  1. Acronym of nucleolus organiser region.
  2. A binary operator composite of NOT OR; negation of OR function.
  3. Alternative form of NOR.

nor frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word nor occurs in english on average 84.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics nor 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 nor can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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