how to pronounce mot


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the above transcription of mot 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.

mot is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… suspension on an MOT we've asked you to …”

meanings of mot


  1. A word or a motto; a device.
  2. A note or brief strain on a bugle.
  3. A landlady.
  4. A member of the tribe; i.e. a Jew.
  5. Microwave oven transformer.
  6. A witty remark; a witticism; a bon mot.
  7. Management of technology.
  8. Ministry of Transport test; an annual test of roadworthiness for British cars over three years old.
  9. A prostitute.
  10. A woman; a wife.


  1. The ancient Canaanite god of death and the underworld.

mot frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mot 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.

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

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

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