how to pronounce strong


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strong is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… he was very very strong and she can leap …”

meanings of strong


  1. Having an offensive or intense odor or flavor.
  2. That completely ionizes into anions and cations in a solution.
  3. Inflecting in a different manner than the one called weak, such as Germanic verbs which change vowels.
  4. Convincing.
  5. Impressive, good.
  6. Not easily subdued or taken.
  7. Having a wide range of logical consequences; widely applicable. (Often contrasted with a weak statement which it implies.).
  8. Highly stimulating to the senses.
  9. Determined; unyielding.
  10. Having a specified number of people or units.
  11. Capable of withstanding great physical force.
  12. Capable of producing great physical force.
  13. Having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient.
  14. Severe; very bad or intense.
  15. Having wealth or resources.
  16. Having a lot of power.
  17. Having a high alcoholic content.


  1. In a strong manner.


  1. A surname​.

strong frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word strong occurs in english on average 151.5 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 strong 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 strong can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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