how to pronounce oracle


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oracle is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… realize all of my Oracle flaws and we're …”

meanings of oracle


  1. A theoretical entity capable of answering some collection of questions.
  2. A shrine dedicated to some prophetic deity.
  3. A person such as a priest through whom the deity is supposed to respond with prophecy or advice.
  4. A prophetic response, often enigmatic or allegorical, so given.
  5. A wise sentence or decision of great authority.
  6. The sanctuary, or most holy place in the temple; also, the temple itself.
  7. One who communicates a divine command; an angel; a prophet.
  8. A person considered to be a source of wisdom.


  1. To utter oracles or prophecies.


  1. A database management system (and its associated software) developed by the Oracle Corporation.

oracle frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word oracle occurs in english on average 3 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 oracle 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 oracle can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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