how to pronounce stratosphere


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stratosphere is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… right up into the stratosphere on July …”

meanings of stratosphere


  1. The region of the uppermost atmosphere where temperature increases along with the altitude due to the absorption of solar ultraviolet radiation by ozone. The stratosphere extends from the tropopause (10-15 kilometers) to approximately 50 kilometers, where it is succeeded by the mesosphere.
  2. Collectively, those layers of the Earth's crust which primarily comprise stratified deposits.

stratosphere frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word stratosphere occurs in english on average 1.7 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 stratosphere 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 stratosphere can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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