how to pronounce stepmother


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the above transcription of stepmother 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.

stepmother is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… is an extraordinary stepmother you know …”

meanings of stepmother


  1. A viola, especially Viola tricolor, heartsease.
  2. The wife of one's biological father, other than one's biological mother.

stepmother frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word stepmother occurs in english on average 1.6 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 stepmother 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 stepmother can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to stepmother


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