how to pronounce possum


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the above transcription of possum 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.

possum is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… jerk so if a possum is unwell they will …”

meaning of possum

Possum is a type of small marsupial.

possum frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word possum occurs in english on average 1.7 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 possum 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 possum can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to possum


words that rhyme with possum


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