how to pronounce pothole


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the above transcription of pothole 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.

pothole is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… why is that pothole still there i get it …”

meanings of pothole


  1. A hole or recess on the top of a stove into which a pot may be placed.
  2. A pit formed in the bed of a turbulent stream.
  3. A vertical cave system, often found in limestone.
  4. A pit resulting from unauthorized excavation by treasure hunters or vandals.
  5. A shallow pit or other edged depression in a road's surface, especially when caused by erosion by weather or traffic.

pothole frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pothole occurs in english on average 0.5 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 pothole 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 pothole can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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