how to pronounce cauliflower


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the above transcription of cauliflower 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.

cauliflower is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… the reasons why his cauliflower is so …”

meanings of cauliflower


  1. The swelling of a cauliflower ear.
  2. Brassica oleracea var. botrytis, an annual variety of cabbage, of which the cluster of young flower stalks and buds is eaten as a vegetable.
  3. The edible head or curd of a cauliflower plant.

cauliflower frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cauliflower occurs in english on average 1 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 cauliflower 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 cauliflower can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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