how to pronounce zoom


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zoom is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… when i do these zoom events with the us …”

meanings of zoom


  1. To change the focal length of a zoom lens.
  2. To move fast with a humming noise.
  3. To go up sharply.
  4. Alternative form of zoom; To communicate using video teleconferencing.
  5. To manipulate a display so as to magnify or shrink it.
  6. To communicate with someone using the Zoom videoconferencing software.
  7. To move rapidly.
  8. To fly an airplane straight up.
  9. Alternative letter-case form of Zoom.
  10. To participate in a video teleconferencing call.


  1. By varying the focal length of a lens.
  2. By scaling its digital representation.
  3. A video conference using Zoom Video Communications.
  4. Alternative form of zoom; A video teleconference call.
  5. An augmentation of a view.
  6. A big increase.
  7. A quick ascent.
  8. A humming noise from something moving very fast.
  9. A video teleconferencing call.


  1. Suggesting something moving quickly.
  2. Representing a humming sound.
  3. Suggesting a sudden change, especially an improvement or an increase.


  1. Videoconferencing software by Zoom Video Communications.

zoom frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word zoom 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 zoom 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 zoom can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to zoom


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