how to pronounce sauce


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the above transcription of sauce 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.

sauce is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… of tomato sauce or muster just a …”

meanings of sauce


  1. Any garden vegetables eaten with meat.
  2. Anabolic steroids.
  3. Cheek; impertinence; backtalk; sass.
  4. Alternative form of source, often used when requesting the source of an image or other posted material.
  5. Vegetables.
  6. A soft crayon for use in stump drawing or in shading with the stump.
  7. Tomato sauce (similar to US tomato ketchup), as in.
  8. A liquid (often thickened) condiment or accompaniment to food. apple sauce; mint sauce.
  9. Alcohol, booze. Maybe you should lay off the sauce.


  1. To make poignant; to give zest, flavour or interest to; to set off; to vary and render attractive.
  2. To add sauce to; to season.
  3. To cause to relish anything, as if with a sauce; to tickle or gratify, as the palate; to please; to stimulate.
  4. To treat with bitter, pert, or tart language; to be impudent or saucy to.

sauce frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word sauce occurs in english on average 80.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) food and health;

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