how to pronounce oxford


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oxford is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… university of oxford to study medieval …”

meanings of oxford


  1. A neighborhood of Edmonton, Alberta.
  2. A city in Georgia, United States; named for the university.
  3. A city in Kansas.
  4. A town and village in New York; named for the town in Massachusetts.
  5. A city in Oxfordshire, England, famous for its university.
  6. The University of Oxford.
  7. An English habitational surname derived from the city in England.
  8. A city, the county seat of Lafayette County, Mississippi; named for the city in England.
  9. A town in Maryland.
  10. A city in Alabama.
  11. A town in Canterbury, New Zealand.
  12. A town, the county seat of Granville County, North Carolina.
  13. An unincorporated community in Florida.
  14. A town in Connecticut; named for the city in England.
  15. A settlement on Saint Croix, in the United States Virgin Islands.
  16. A town and village in Wisconsin.
  17. A town in Maine; named for the city in England.
  18. A town in Indiana.
  19. A village in Michigan.
  20. A census-designated place in New Jersey.
  21. A city in Iowa; named for its township, itself named for the town in New York.
  22. An unincorporated community in Colorado.
  23. A town in Massachusetts.
  24. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
  25. A village in Nebraska.
  26. A city in Ohio.
  27. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.
  28. A city in Idaho.
  29. A town in Nova Scotia.
  30. A borough of Pennsylvania.
  31. A city in Arkansas.


  1. A variety of shoe, typically made of heavy leather.
  2. An Oxford Dictionary.
  3. Alternative letter-case form of Oxford (shoe).
  4. Alternative letter-case form of Oxford (cloth).

oxford frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word oxford occurs in english on average 11.5 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 oxford 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 oxford can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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