how to pronounce residue


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of residue 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.

residue is pronounced in three syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of residue



example pitch curve for pronunciation of residue


test your pronunciation of residue

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of residue

video examples of residue pronunciation

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

“… is called attention residue you leave a …”

meanings of residue


  1. The substance that remains after evaporation, distillation, filtration or any similar process.
  2. Whatever property or effects are left in an estate after payment of all debts, other charges and deduction of what is specifically bequeathed by the testator.
  3. A molecule that is released from a polymer after bonds between neighbouring monomers are broken, such as an amino acid in a polypeptide chain.
  4. A form of complex number, proportional to the contour integral of a meromorphic function along a path enclosing one of its singularities.
  5. Whatever remains after something else has been removed.

residue frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word residue occurs in english on average 2.8 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.

topics residue 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 residue can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

Did this page help you?