how to pronounce aloud

/əˈlaʊd/

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The above transcription of aloud 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.

aloud is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of aloud in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… they should be read aloud and it is a …”

meanings of aloud

adverb:

  1. Audibly, as opposed to silently/quietly.
  2. With a loud voice, or great noise; loudly; audibly.

adjective:

  1. Spoken out loud.

words with pronunciation similar to aloud

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