how to pronounce dusk


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the above transcription of dusk 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.

dusk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… other day at dusk I was going about 15 …”

meanings of dusk


  1. A period of time at the end of day when the sun is below the horizon but before the full onset of night, especially the darker part of twilight.
  2. A darkish colour.


  1. To begin to lose light or whiteness; to grow dusk.
  2. To make dusk.


  1. Tending to darkness or blackness; moderately dark or black; dusky.

dusk frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word dusk occurs in english on average 6.2 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 dusk 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 dusk can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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