how to pronounce spurt


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spurt is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… fifteen he had a growth spurt which put …”

meanings of spurt


  1. The act of spurting, or something spurted.
  2. A moment, a short period of time.
  3. A sudden brief burst of, or increase in, speed, effort, activity, emotion or development.
  4. A brief gush, as of liquid spurting from an orifice or a cut/wound.
  5. A shoot; a bud.
  6. Ejaculation of semen.


  1. To cause to gush out suddenly or violently in a stream or jet.
  2. To rush from a confined place in a small stream or jet.
  3. To make a strong effort for a short period of time.

spurt frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word spurt occurs in english on average 1.2 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 spurt 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 spurt can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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