how to pronounce track


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track is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… was a stem designated track in your MBA …”

meanings of track


  1. A circular (never-ending) data storage unit on a side of magnetic or optical disk, divided into sectors.
  2. The street, as a prostitute's place of work.
  3. The pitch.
  4. A tract or area, such as of land.
  5. Awareness of something, especially when arising from close monitoring.
  6. A song or other relatively short piece of music, on a record, separated from others by a short silence.
  7. The racing events of track and field; track and field in general.
  8. The distance between two opposite wheels on a same axletree.
  9. A path or course laid out for a race, for exercise, etc.
  10. The direction and progress of someone or something; path.
  11. A themed set of talks within a conference.
  12. The physical track on a record.
  13. The entire lower surface of the foot; said of birds, etc.
  14. Short for caterpillar track.
  15. Sound stored on a record.
  16. A mark or impression left by the foot, either of man or animal.
  17. The way or rails along which a train moves.
  18. A mark left by something that has passed along.
  19. A road or other similar beaten path.
  20. Physical course; way.


  1. To monitor the movement of a person or object.
  2. To move.
  3. To tow.
  4. To match the movement or change of a person or object.
  5. To make tracks on.
  6. To make sense; to be consistent with known information.
  7. To create a musical recording (a track).
  8. To travel so that a moving object remains in shot.
  9. To discover the location of a person or object by following traces.
  10. To create music using tracker software.
  11. To traverse; to move across.
  12. To continue over time.
  13. To observe the (measured) state of a person or object over time.
  14. (transitive) To follow the tracks of.
  15. To exhibit good cognitive function.
  16. To leave in the form of tracks.

track frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word track occurs in english on average 95.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to track


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