how to pronounce ocean


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the above transcription of ocean 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.

ocean is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… against the Atlantic Ocean then inland …”

meaning of ocean

The ocean is a large body of salt water that covers more than 70% of the Earth's surface.

ocean frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word ocean 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 ocean 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 ocean can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to ocean


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