how to pronounce spa


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the above transcription of spa 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.

spa is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… liken it to a spa they've got a great …”

meanings of spa


  1. A trendy or fashionable resort.
  2. A health club.
  3. A health resort near a mineral spring or hot spring.
  4. State Pension age.
  5. A hot tub.
  6. A clumsy person (see spastic).
  7. A gobshite.
  8. An idiot.
  9. Initialism of single-page application.


  1. Initialism of Saudi Press Agency.
  2. A town located in the Belgian province of Liège, famous for its springs.

spa frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word spa occurs in english on average 7.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to spa


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