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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sing-guh-pawr, -pohr, sing-uh-]
    • /ˈsɪŋ gəˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr, ˈsɪŋ ə-/
    • /ˌsɪŋ.ə.ˈpɔː(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sing-guh-pawr, -pohr, sing-uh-]
    • /ˈsɪŋ gəˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr, ˈsɪŋ ə-/

Definitions of singapore word

  • noun singapore an island on the Strait of Singapore, off the S tip of the Malay Peninsula. 1
  • noun singapore an independent republic comprising this island and a few adjacent islets: member of the Commonwealth of Nations; formerly a British crown colony (1946–59) and member of the federation of Malaysia (1963–65). 220 sq. mi. (570 sq. km). Capital: Singapore. 1
  • noun singapore a seaport in and the capital of this republic. 1
  • noun singapore country in Southeast Asia 1
  • noun singapore a republic in SE Asia, occupying one main island and over 50 small islands at the S end of the Malay Peninsula: established as a British trading post in 1819 and became part of the Straits Settlements in 1826; occupied by the Japanese (1942–45); a British colony from 1946, becoming self-governing in 1959; part of the Federation of Malaysia from 1963 to 1965, when it became an independent republic (within the Commonwealth). Official languages: Chinese, Malay, English, and Tamil. Religion: Buddhist, Taoist, traditional beliefs, and Muslim. Currency: Singapore dollar. Capital: Singapore. Pop: 5 460 302 (2013 est). Area: now over 700 sq km (270 sq miles), increased in recent years as a result of land reclamation schemes 0
  • noun singapore the capital of the republic of Singapore: a major international port; administratively not treated as a city 0

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Parts of speech for Singapore


singapore popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 80% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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