how to pronounce mortar


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the above transcription of mortar 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.

mortar is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… vague animal smell of damp mortar and …”

meaning of mortar

Mortar is a type of building material that is typically used to bind and/or encase materials such as brick, stone, concrete, or plaster into a solid mass.

mortar frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word mortar occurs in english on average 6.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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