how to pronounce parcel


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parcel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it is a part and parcel of what we care …”

meanings of parcel


  1. A package wrapped for shipment.
  2. An indiscriminate or indefinite number, measure, or quantity; a collection; a group.
  3. A small amount of food that has been wrapped up, for example a pastry.
  4. A group of birds.
  5. A division of land bought and sold as a unit.
  6. An individual consignment of cargo for shipment, regardless of size and form.
  7. A portion of anything taken separately; a fragment of a whole; a part.


  1. To add a parcel or item to; to itemize.
  2. To wrap a strip around the end of a rope.
  3. To divide and distribute by parts or portions; often with out or into.
  4. To wrap something up into the form of a package.


  1. Part or half; in part; partially.

parcel frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word parcel occurs in english on average 4.7 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 parcel 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 parcel can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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