how to pronounce folio

/ˈfəʊ.li.əʊ/

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folio frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word folio occurs in english on average 1.1 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.

folio is pronounced in three syllables

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fəʊliəʊ

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

“… you have a lot of these folio squirrels …”

meanings of folio

noun:

  1. A wrapper for loose papers.
  2. A sheet of paper folded in half.
  3. A page of a book, that is, one side of a leaf of a book.
  4. A page in an account book; sometimes, two opposite pages bearing the same serial number.
  5. A page number. The even folios are on the left-hand pages and the odd folios on the right-hand pages.
  6. A book made of sheets of paper each folded in half (two leaves or four pages to the sheet); hence, a book of the largest kind, exceeding 30 cm in height.
  7. A leaf containing a certain number of words; hence, a certain number of words in a writing, as in England, in law proceedings 72, and in chancery, 90; in New York, 100 words.
  8. A leaf of a book or manuscript.

verb:

  1. To put a serial number on each folio or page of (a book); to page.

words with pronunciation similar to folio

poliomyelitisphotopolosolofolderfoveaphobiaportfoliofoleycoco

words that rhyme with folio

imbroglioportfoliopoliomyelitis

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