how to pronounce cement


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cement is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… road it had a cement sprayer behind the …”

meanings of cement


  1. Any material with strong adhesive and cohesive properties such as binding agents, glues, grout.
  2. A bond of union; that which unites firmly, as persons in friendship or in society.
  3. The layer of bone investing the root and neck of a tooth; cementum.
  4. The paste-like substance resulting from mixing such a powder with water, or the rock-like substance that forms when it dries.
  5. A powdered substance produced by firing (calcining) calcium carbonate (limestone) and clay that develops strong cohesive properties when mixed with water. The main ingredient of concrete.


  1. To make permanent.
  2. To unite firmly or closely.
  3. To affix with cement.
  4. To overlay or coat with cement.


  1. A town in Oklahoma.

cement frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word cement occurs in english on average 6.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cement 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 cement can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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