how to pronounce ounce


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the above transcription of ounce 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.

ounce is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… need to use every ounce of his political …”

meaning of ounce

An ounce is a unit of weight.

ounce frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word ounce occurs in english on average 6.8 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 ounce 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 ounce can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to ounce


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