how to pronounce sherman


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the above transcription of sherman 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.

sherman is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… house this man named Sherman was a …”

meanings of sherman


  1. An English occupational surname for a sheep-shearer.
  2. An American surname derived from the German Schuermann.
  3. An Ashkenazic Jewish occupational surname for a tailor.
  4. A male given name transferred from the surname.


  1. An official refusal to serve in public office or similar; a Shermanesque statement.
  2. A Sherman tank, main Allied battle tank in World War II.

sherman frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sherman occurs in english on average 2.5 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 sherman 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 sherman can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

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