how to pronounce amazon


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the above transcription of amazon 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.

amazon is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… other areas of the Amazon and what we …”

meanings of amazon


  1. A female warrior.
  2. A member of a mythical race of female warriors inhabiting the Black Sea area.
  3. A tall, strong, or athletic woman.
  4. Any of the large parrots from the genus Amazona.
  5. A tall, strong, athletic woman.


  1. A region including much of this river; specifically, the region of the Amazon Rainforest, or of the Amazon River Basin.
  2. A river in South America that flows through Brazil for about 4000 miles to the South Atlantic.
  3. Inc, a very large internet retailer.


  1. To overwhelm or obliterate, in the context of an Internet start-up vastly outperforming its brick-and-mortar competition.

amazon frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word amazon occurs in english on average 3.6 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 amazon 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 amazon can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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