how to pronounce stole


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the above transcription of stole 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.

stole is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Rudolph yeah cuz I stole his nose are …”

meanings of stole


  1. A scarf-like garment, often made of fur.
  2. A garment consisting of a decorated band worn on the back of the neck with each end hanging over the chest, worn in ecclesiastical settings or sometimes as a part of graduation dress.
  3. A stolon.


  1. Past participle of steal.
  2. Simple past tense of steal.

stole frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word stole occurs in english on average 10.2 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.

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