how to pronounce ream


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ream is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Amelia then ream roles at Columbia in …”

meanings of ream


  1. To shape or form, especially using a reamer.
  2. To sexually penetrate in a rough and painful way.
  3. To remove by reaming.
  4. To enlarge a hole, especially using a reamer; to bore a hole wider.
  5. To remove burrs and debris from a freshly bored hole.
  6. To cream; mantle; foam; froth.
  7. To yell at or berate.


  1. Cream; also, the creamlike froth on ale or other liquor; froth or foam in general.
  2. A bundle, package, or quantity of paper, nowadays usually containing 500 sheets.
  3. An abstract large amount of something.


  1. A surname​.

ream frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ream occurs in english on average 0.1 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 ream 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 ream can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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