how to pronounce story


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story is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… myth as a venerated story in which we …”

meanings of story


  1. A floor or level of a building; a storey.
  2. Alternative form of storey.
  3. A lie, fiction.
  4. A building or edifice.
  5. A sequence of real or fictional events; or, an account of such a sequence.
  6. A chronological collection of pictures or short videos published by a user on an application or website that is typically only available for a short period.
  7. History.
  8. A soap opera.
  9. A sequence of events, or a situation, such as might be related in an account.


  1. An unincorporated community in Sioux County, Nebraska.
  2. A surname​.
  3. A ghost town in St. Clair County, Missouri.
  4. An unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Arkansas, United States.
  5. A census-designated place in Sheridan County, Wyoming.
  6. An unincorporated community in Van Buren Township, Brown County, Indiana.


  1. To tell as a story; to relate or narrate about.

story frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word story occurs in english on average 498.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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