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American English: /məˈlɪfluəs/
British English: /mɛˈlɪflʊəs/

Translation of mellifluous in Spanish:


  • [literary]
    Example sentences
    • We dozed off to the mellifluous sounds of nature.
    • I was particularly taken with the mellifluous sounds of the ‘authentic’ clarinets.
    • While engine noise never gets out of hand and indeed sounds quite mellifluous, you do hear a surprising amount of noise from passing traffic.

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