how to pronounce sewer


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the above transcription of sewer 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.

sewer is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the roof to the sewer system and it …”

meanings of sewer


  1. A small tortricid moth, the larva of which sews together the edges of a leaf using silk.
  2. One who sews.
  3. A servant attending at a meal who is responsible for seating arrangements, serving dishes, etc.
  4. A pipe or system of pipes used to remove human waste and to provide drainage.


  1. To provide (a place) with a system of sewers.

sewer frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sewer occurs in english on average 2.2 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 sewer 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 sewer can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to sewer


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