how to pronounce sloe


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the above transcription of sloe 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.

sloe is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Southern Comfort amaretto sloe gin and …”

meanings of sloe


  1. The tree Prunus spinosa.
  2. Any of various other plants of the genus Prunus, as a shrub or small tree, Prunus alleghaniensis, bearing dark-purple fruit.
  3. The small, bitter, wild fruit of the blackthorn (Prunus spinosa).

sloe frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sloe occurs in english on average 0.3 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 sloe 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 sloe can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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