how to pronounce stencil


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stencil is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… so it's this little stencil here um it …”

meanings of stencil


  1. A thin sheet, either perforated or using some other technique, with which a pattern may be produced upon a surface.
  2. A utensil that contains a perforated sheet through which ink can be forced to create a printed pattern on a surface.
  3. A two-ply master sheet for use with a mimeograph.


  1. To print with a stencil.

stencil frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word stencil 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.

topics stencil 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 stencil can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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