how to pronounce spoke


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the above transcription of spoke 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.

spoke is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… this week where they spoke with a lot of …”

meanings of spoke


  1. One of the outlying points in a hub-and-spoke model of transportation.
  2. A support structure that connects the axle or the hub of a wheel to the rim.
  3. A projecting handle of a steering wheel.
  4. A rung of a ladder.
  5. A device for fastening the wheel of a vehicle to prevent it from turning when going downhill.


  1. To furnish (a wheel) with spokes.
  2. Past participle of speak.
  3. Simple past tense of speak.

spoke frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word spoke occurs in english on average 47.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to spoke


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