how to pronounce watercolor


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watercolor is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… to do the actual watercolor paintings to …”

meanings of watercolor


  1. A painting technique using paint made of colorants suspended or dissolved in water.
  2. Any artwork produced by this method.
  3. Any paint used in this method.


  1. Pertaining to the methods or products of watercolor.

watercolor frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word watercolor occurs in english on average 5.5 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 watercolor 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 watercolor can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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