how to pronounce carat


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the above transcription of carat 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.

carat is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… spend those carat plus our patch but …”

meanings of carat


  1. Any of several units of weight, varying from 189 to 212 mg, the weight of a carob seed.
  2. A unit of weight for precious stones and pearls, equivalent to 200 milligrams.
  3. A measure of the purity of gold, pure gold being 24 carats.

carat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word carat occurs in english on average 1.4 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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