how to pronounce oats


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the above transcription of oats 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.

oats is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… know see the Sun and oats were mountain …”

meanings of oats


  1. Seeds of an oat plant, especially prepared as food.
  2. A mass of oat plants (genus Avena, especially Avena sativa).
  3. Plural of oat.

oats frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word oats occurs in english on average 8.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) food and health;

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