how to pronounce oyster


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the above transcription of oyster 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.

oyster is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and forget about how she was oyster they …”

meaning of oyster

Oyster is a type of bivalve mollusk, some types of which are used in meals.

oyster frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word oyster occurs in english on average 2.4 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 oyster 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 oyster can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with oyster


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