how to pronounce thicken


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the above transcription of thicken 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.

thicken is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… hours but it's gonna thicken up to about …”

meanings of thicken


  1. To become thicker (in the sense of more viscous).
  2. To make thicker (in the sense of more viscous).
  3. To make more frequent.
  4. To strengthen; to confirm.
  5. To become thicker (in the sense of wider).
  6. To make thicker (in the sense of wider).

thicken frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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