how to pronounce savory


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savory frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word savory occurs in english on average 1.5 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.

savory is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… guard against the Sun savory elements …”

meanings of savory


  1. Umami, modern.
  2. Tasty, attractive to the palate.
  3. Morally or ethically acceptable.
  4. Salty and/or spicy, but not sweet.


  1. Any of several Mediterranean herbs, of the genus Satureja, grown as culinary flavourings.
  2. The leaves of these plants used as a flavouring.
  3. A savory snack.


  1. A surname​.

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