how to pronounce robot


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robot is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… like a robot don't forget to connect …”

meanings of robot


  1. An intelligent mechanical being designed to look like a human or other creature, and usually made from metal.
  2. A style of dance popular in disco in which the dancer imitates the stiff movements of a stereotypical android robot.
  3. A machine built to carry out some complex task or group of tasks by physically moving, especially one which can be programmed.
  4. A theodolite which follows the movements of a prism and can be used by a one-man crew.
  5. A person who does not seem to have any emotions.
  6. A traffic light (from earlier robot policeman).

robot frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word robot occurs in english on average 4.5 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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