how to pronounce topiary


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topiary is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… styrofoam topiary cone which I've …”

meanings of topiary


  1. One such shrub or tree.
  2. Art or practice of trimming shrubs or trees in artistic or ornamental shapes, e.g. of animals.
  3. A garden decorated with such art.


  1. Of a tree or shrub, trimmed in artistic shape.
  2. Of, or relating to art of topiaries.

topiary frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word topiary occurs in english on average 0.6 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 topiary 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 topiary can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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