how to pronounce squirrel


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the above transcription of squirrel 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.

squirrel is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of squirrel


  1. Any of the rodents of the family Sciuridae distinguished by their large bushy tail.
  2. A person, usually a freezoner, who applies L. Ron Hubbard's technology in a heterodox manner.
  3. One of the small rollers of a carding machine which work with the large cylinder.


  1. To store in a secretive manner, to hide something for future use.

squirrel frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word squirrel occurs in english on average 2.4 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 squirrel 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 squirrel can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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