how to pronounce plethora


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the above transcription of plethora 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.

plethora is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… your street there's a plethora of stuff …”

meanings of plethora


  1. An excessive amount or number; an abundance.
  2. An excess of red blood cells or bodily humours.

plethora frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word plethora occurs in english on average 2.1 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 plethora 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 plethora can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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