how to pronounce ensue


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the above transcription of ensue 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.

ensue is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… chaos that will ensue I wonder how many …”

meanings of ensue


  1. To occur afterwards, as a result or effect.
  2. To follow (a leader, inclination etc.).
  3. To follow (in time), to be subsequent to.

ensue frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ensue 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to ensue


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