how to pronounce pictorial


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the above transcription of pictorial 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.

pictorial is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… the pictorial and emotional level then …”

meanings of pictorial


  1. Of, relating to, composed of, or illustrated by pictures.
  2. Described or otherwise represented as if in a picture; graphic or vivid.
  3. Stylistically similar to a painting, especially following pictorial conventions (of a photograph) - see pictorialism.


  1. A newspaper or magazine with many pictures, or section thereof.
  2. An article primarily featuring many photographs, or simply a collection of photographs.
  3. A stamp featuring a vignette of local scenery or culture.

pictorial frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pictorial occurs in english on average 0.9 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 pictorial 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 pictorial can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to pictorial


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