how to pronounce speck


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speck is pronounced in one syllable

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

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meanings of speck


  1. A juniper-flavoured ham originally from Tyrol.
  2. A tiny spot, especially of dirt etc.
  3. The fat of the hippopotamus.
  4. A very small thing; a particle; a whit.
  5. The blubber of whales or other marine mammals.
  6. A small etheostomoid fish, Etheostoma stigmaeum, common in the eastern United States.
  7. Fat; lard; fat meat.


  1. To mark with specks; to speckle.

speck frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word speck 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 speck 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 speck can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) food and health;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to speck


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