how to pronounce nostrum


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the above transcription of nostrum 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.

nostrum is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… give us your magic nostrum if you could …”

meanings of nostrum


  1. An ineffective but favorite remedy for a problem, usually involving political action.
  2. A medicine or remedy in conventional use which has not been proven to have any desirable medical effects.

nostrum frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nostrum occurs in english on average 0.1 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 nostrum 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 nostrum can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with nostrum


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