how to pronounce rostrum


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the above transcription of rostrum 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.

rostrum is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… well plank stood on the rostrum and …”

meanings of rostrum


  1. A platform for a film or television camera.
  2. The projecting prow of a rowed warship, such as a trireme.
  3. The beak-shaped projection on the head of insects such as weevils.
  4. The oral or nasal region of a human used for anatomical location (i.e. rostral).
  5. A dais, pulpit, or similar platform for a speaker, conductor, or other performer.
  6. The beak.
  7. The snout of a dolphin.

rostrum frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rostrum occurs in english on average 1.5 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.

topics rostrum 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 rostrum can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with rostrum


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