how to pronounce scuba


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the above transcription of scuba 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.

scuba is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… or about the world's deepest scuba dive …”

meanings of scuba


  1. An apparatus carried by a diver, which includes a tank holding compressed, filtered air and a regulator which delivers the air to the diver at ambient pressure which can be used underwater.


  1. To perform scuba diving.

scuba frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scuba occurs in english on average 1.1 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 scuba 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 scuba can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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