how to pronounce stratum


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stratum is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… holly stratum a good pal meteorologist …”

meanings of stratum


  1. Any of the regions of the atmosphere, such as the stratosphere, that occur as layers.
  2. One of several parallel horizontal layers of material arranged one on top of another.
  3. A layer of tissue.
  4. A class of society composed of people with similar social, cultural, or economic status.
  5. A layer of vegetation, usually of similar height.
  6. A layer of sedimentary rock having approximately the same composition throughout.
  7. The level of accuracy of a computer's clock, relative to others on the network.

stratum frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word stratum occurs in english on average 0.2 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 stratum 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 stratum can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with stratum


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