how to pronounce ravel


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ravel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… of scientists in 1957 Ravel published a …”

meanings of ravel


  1. To become untwisted or unwoven.
  2. To undo the intricacies of; to disentangle or clarify.
  3. In the APL programming language, to reshape (a variable) into a vector.
  4. To pull apart (especially cloth or a seam); unravel.
  5. To tangle; entangle; entwine confusedly, become snarled; thus to involve; perplex; confuse.
  6. To become entangled.


  1. A snarl; a complication.
  2. A ravelled thread.

ravel frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ravel 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 ravel 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 ravel can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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