how to pronounce pollen


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the above transcription of pollen 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.

pollen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… enough pollen orange Cheers …”

meanings of pollen


  1. Fine powder in general, fine flour. (16th-century usage documented by the OED.).
  2. A fine granular substance produced in flowers. Technically a collective term for pollen grains (microspores) produced in the anthers of flowering plants. (This specific usage dating from mid 18th century.).


  1. To cover with, or as if with, pollen.

pollen frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pollen occurs in english on average 3.3 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 pollen 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 pollen can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to pollen


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