how to pronounce rosemary


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the above transcription of rosemary 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.

rosemary is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and rosemary was clearly the star of the …”

meanings of rosemary


  1. A shrub, Rosmarinus officinalis, that originates from Europe and Asia Minor and produces a fragrant herb used in cooking and perfumes.


  1. A female given name from Latin.

rosemary frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word rosemary occurs in english on average 8.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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