how to pronounce volume


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volume is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… is 100 xing its volume in a matter of …”

meanings of volume


  1. A bound book.
  2. Strength of sound; loudness.
  3. A roll or scroll, which was the form of ancient books.
  4. A three-dimensional measure of space that comprises a length, a width and a height. It is measured in units of cubic centimeters in metric, cubic inches or cubic feet in English measurement.
  5. A great amount (of meaning) about something.
  6. Quantity.
  7. The total supply of money in circulation or, less frequently, total amount of credit extended, within a specified national market or worldwide.
  8. An accessible storage area with a single file system, typically resident on a single partition of a hard disk.
  9. A single book of a publication issued in multi-book format, such as an encyclopedia.
  10. A rounded mass or convolution.
  11. The issues of a periodical over a period of one year.


  1. To be conveyed through the air, waft.
  2. To swell.
  3. To cause to move through the air, waft.

volume frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word volume occurs in english on average 29.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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