how to pronounce refinery


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the above transcription of refinery 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.

refinery is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… petroleum a huge u.s. refinery declared …”

meanings of refinery


  1. A building, or a mass of machinery, used to produce refined products such as sugar, oil, or metals.

refinery frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word refinery occurs in english on average 0.8 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.

words that rhyme with refinery


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