how to pronounce swirl


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the above transcription of swirl 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.

swirl is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… banana swirl I don't know banana swirl …”

meanings of swirl


  1. To be arranged in a twist, spiral or whorl.
  2. To circulate.
  3. To twist or whirl, as an eddy.


  1. A whirling eddy.
  2. The upward rushing of a fish through the water to take the bait.
  3. A twist or coil of something.

swirl frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word swirl occurs in english on average 7.2 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.

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

1) business and work;

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