how to pronounce awesome


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the above transcription of awesome 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.

awesome is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… we also have two awesome offers on right …”

meanings of awesome


  1. Causing awe or terror; inspiring wonder or excitement.
  2. Excellent, exciting, remarkable.


  1. Short for awesomeness: the quality, state, or essence of being awesome. pure awesome; made of awesome.

awesome frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to awesome


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