how to pronounce shoal

/ʃəʊl/

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shoal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shoal occurs in english on average 0.8 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.

shoal is pronounced in two syllables

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ʃəʊl

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

“… they will swim to the shoal of the side …”

meanings of shoal

noun:

  1. Any large number of persons or things.
  2. A large number of fish (or other sea creatures) of the same species swimming together.
  3. A shallow in a body of water.
  4. A sandbank or sandbar creating a shallow.

verb:

  1. To cause a shallowing; to come to a more shallow part of.
  2. To arrive at a shallow (or less deep) area.
  3. To collect in a shoal; to throng.
  4. To become shallow.

adjective:

  1. Shallow.

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