how to pronounce portico


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the above transcription of portico 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.

portico is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… went to the portico of Pompey that …”

meanings of portico


  1. A porch, or a small space with a roof supported by columns, serving as the entrance to a building.


  1. The Stoic philosophy (after the public porch on the agora of Athens where Zeno taught).

portico frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word portico occurs in english on average 1.6 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 portico 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 portico can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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