how to pronounce harbour


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the above transcription of harbour 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.

harbour is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… leftenant Fritz Harbour he had come to …”

meaning of harbour

Harbour is a place where ships can dock.

harbour frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word harbour occurs in english on average 20.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to harbour


words that rhyme with harbour


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