how to pronounce solitaire


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solitaire is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… like solitaire you wanna strategize so …”

meanings of solitaire


  1. An extinct bird formerly believed to be related to the dodo, more precisely Réunion solitaire, Raphus solitarius, now preferably Réunion ibis, Threskiornis solitarius.
  2. A black neck ribbon worn with a bag wig in the 18th century.
  3. A person who lives alone; a recluse or hermit.
  4. One of several American species of bird in the genus Myadestes in the thrush family.
  5. An extinct bird related to the dodo, Pezophaps solitaria, Rodrigues solitaire, that lived on the island of Rodrigues.
  6. Any of various card games that can be played by one person. Called patience in the rest of the world.
  7. A single gem, usually a diamond, mounted in a piece of jewellery by itself.
  8. A game for one person, played on a board with pegs or balls, in which the object is, beginning with all the places filled except one, to remove all but one of the pieces by "jumping", as in draughts.


  1. Living or being alone; solitary.

solitaire frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word solitaire occurs in english on average 0.3 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 solitaire 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 solitaire can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to solitaire


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