how to pronounce oval


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The above transcription of oval 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.

oval is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… wow we need that in the Oval Office and …”

meanings of oval


  1. In a projective plane, a set of points such that no three are collinear and there is a unique tangent line at each point.
  2. An elongated round shape resembling an egg or ellipse.
  3. A thing having such a shape, such as an arena.


  1. Of or pertaining to an ovum.
  2. Having the shape of an oval.


  1. A cricket ground in South London.
  2. Short for Oval Office.

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