how to pronounce shore


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the above transcription of shore 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.

shore is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… check out the eastern shore bougia bays …”

meanings of shore


  1. To provide with support.
  2. To reinforce (something at risk of failure).
  3. Simple past tense of shear.
  4. To warn or threaten.
  5. To offer.
  6. To set on shore.


  1. Land, usually near a port.
  2. A prop or strut supporting the weight or flooring above it.
  3. A sewer.
  4. Land adjoining a non-flowing body of water, such as an ocean, lake or pond.


  1. A topographic surname​.

shore frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word shore occurs in english on average 16 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to shore


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