how to pronounce pox


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pox is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… like monkey pox outbreak in you know …”

meanings of pox


  1. Syphilis.
  2. A curse.
  3. A disease characterized by purulent skin eruptions that may leave pockmarks.


  1. To infect with the pox, or syphilis.

pox frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pox 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.

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