how to pronounce scribe


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scribe is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… 1 million subscriber goal scribe hit the …”

meanings of scribe


  1. To write.
  2. To record, as a scribe.
  3. To cut (anything) in such a way as to fit closely to a somewhat irregular surface, as a baseboard to a floor which is out of level, a board to the curves of a moulding, etc.; so called because the workman marks, or scribes, with the compasses the line that he afterwards cuts.
  4. To score or mark with compasses or a scribing iron.
  5. To write, engrave, or mark upon; to inscribe.
  6. To write or draw with a scribe.


  1. Someone who writes; a draughtsperson; a writer for another; especially, an official or public writer; an amanuensis, secretary, notary, or copyist.
  2. A person who writes books or documents by hand as a profession.^W.
  3. A very sharp, steel drawing implement used in engraving and etching, a scriber.
  4. A writer and doctor of the law; one skilled in the law and traditions; one who read and explained the law to the people.
  5. A journalist.

scribe frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scribe occurs in english on average 1.1 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 scribe 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 scribe can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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