how to pronounce ovary


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the above transcription of ovary 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.

ovary is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome …”

meanings of ovary


  1. A female reproductive organ, often paired, that produces ova and in mammals secretes the hormones estrogen and progesterone.
  2. The lower part of a pistil or carpel that bears ovules and ripens into fruit.

ovary frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ovary occurs in english on average 0.6 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 ovary 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 ovary can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to ovary


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