how to pronounce freshwater


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the above transcription of freshwater 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.

freshwater is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… tiny freshwater relative of the …”

meanings of freshwater


  1. Living in fresh water.
  2. Neoclassical, in reference to U.S. macroeconomics and economics departments near the Great Lakes.
  3. Consisting of fresh water.
  4. Unskilled as a seaman.


  1. A body of fresh water.
  2. Alternative spelling of fresh water.


  1. A village on the Isle of Wight.

freshwater frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word freshwater occurs in english on average 3.3 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 freshwater 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 freshwater can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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