how to pronounce outcry


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the above transcription of outcry 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.

outcry is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… has been raising an outcry about food …”

meanings of outcry


  1. An auction.
  2. A strong protest.
  3. A loud cry or uproar.


  1. To cry louder than.
  2. To cry out.

outcry frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word outcry occurs in english on average 2.6 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 outcry 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 outcry can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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