how to pronounce plantation


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the above transcription of plantation 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.

plantation is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… bc a date palm plantation and a small …”

meanings of plantation


  1. A colony established thus.
  2. A large farm; estate or area of land designated for agricultural growth. Often includes housing for the owner and workers.
  3. An area where trees are planted for commercial purposes.
  4. The importation of large numbers of workers and soldiers to displace the local population, such as in medieval Ireland and in the Americas; colonization.

plantation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word plantation occurs in english on average 3.6 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.

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