how to pronounce ornamental


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ornamental is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… type to the ornamental varieties through …”

meanings of ornamental


  1. Bred for aesthetic or decorative purposes.
  2. Serving as an ornament; having no purpose other than to make more beautiful.


  1. An ornamental plant.

ornamental frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ornamental occurs in english on average 3.8 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 ornamental 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 ornamental can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to ornamental


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