how to pronounce gorse


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the above transcription of gorse 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.

gorse is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of gorse pronunciation

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

“… through the thick gorse bush there's a …”

meanings of gorse


  1. Evergreen shrub, of the genus Ulex, having spiny leaves and yellow flowers.

gorse frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gorse occurs in english on average 1.5 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 gorse 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 gorse can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to gorse


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