how to pronounce oboe


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the above transcription of oboe 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.

oboe is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… interesting a sexy oboe interesting is …”

meanings of oboe


  1. A soprano and melody wind instrument in the modern orchestra and wind ensemble. It is a smaller instrument and generally made of grenadilla wood. It is a member of the double reed family.

oboe frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word oboe occurs in english on average 0.8 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 oboe 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 oboe can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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