how to pronounce bushel


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the above transcription of bushel 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.

bushel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the bushel and one area that has been …”

meanings of bushel


  1. A quantity that fills a bushel measure.
  2. A vessel of the capacity of a bushel, used in measuring; a bushel measure.
  3. The iron lining in the nave of a wheel.
  4. A dry measure, containing four pecks, eight gallons, or thirty-two quarts.
  5. A large indefinite quantity.


  1. To mend or repair clothes.
  2. To pack grain, hops, etc. into bushel measures.

bushel frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bushel occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

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