how to pronounce acorn


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the above transcription of acorn 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.

acorn is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of acorn in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

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meanings of acorn


  1. See acorn-shell.
  2. A cone-shaped piece of wood on the point of the spindle above the vane, on the mast-head.
  3. The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.
  4. A testicle.

acorn frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word acorn occurs in english on average 2.4 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 acorn 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 acorn can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to acorn


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