how to pronounce taoism


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the above transcription of taoism 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.

taoism is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… thought if that's not Taoism what is …”

meanings of taoism


  1. A Chinese mystical philosophy traditionally founded by Lao-tzu in the 6th century B.C.E. that teaches conformity to the tao by unassertive action and simplicity.
  2. A religion developed from Taoist philosophy and folk and Buddhist religion and concerned with obtaining long life and good fortune often by magical means.

taoism frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word taoism occurs in english on average 0.4 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 taoism 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 taoism can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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