how to pronounce watermelon


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the above transcription of watermelon 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.

watermelon is pronounced in four syllables

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video examples of watermelon pronunciation

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

“… like a watermelon gotcha and explode it …”

meaning of watermelon

Watermelon is a fruit that is a cross between a watermelon and a cucumber.

watermelon frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word watermelon occurs in english on average 4.7 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 watermelon 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 watermelon can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to watermelon


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