how to pronounce spice


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spice is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that the spice of court has to look at …”

meanings of spice


  1. Species; kind.
  2. A characteristic touch or taste; smack; flavour.
  3. Plural of spouse.
  4. Aromatic or pungent plant matter (usually dried) used to season or flavour food.
  5. A synthetic cannabinoid drug.
  6. Appeal, interest; an attribute that makes something appealing, interesting, or engaging.
  7. An aromatic odour.
  8. The quality of being spicy.
  9. Sweets, candy.


  1. To add spice or spices to; season.
  2. To spice up.


  1. A surname​.
  2. Initialism of Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis (a general-purpose, open-source analog electronic circuit simulator).

spice frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word spice occurs in english on average 20.1 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 spice 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 spice can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) food and health;

words with pronunciation similar to spice


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