how to pronounce cress


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the above transcription of cress 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.

cress is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… organized by mrs. Betty la cress and …”

meanings of cress


  1. A plant of various species, chiefly cruciferous. The leaves have a moderately pungent taste, and are used as a salad and antiscorbutic.

cress frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cress occurs in english on average 0.8 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 cress 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 cress can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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